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>> and i'm blair miller. and we're tking a messy and dangerous start to your sunday morning. fox 25 has the live tracking the weather through our area. let's get to jason brewer in the storm tracker weather system. this is all part of a big system. >> reporter: yeah, a big nor'easter. we even had enough cold air to produce freezing rain this morning. it's not widespread snow. in the lower elevations, you've got to go to the higher elevations for accumulating snow thus far. right into the leominster hills, down to worcester, this is where we're concerned about freezing wayne, oxford along 190, this threat continues all the way up into southern new hampshire, where you're seeing the those pinks, that's where we're seeing ice, possible, on the untreated surfaces. otherwise boston south ward,
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affect until noon today, after that, we're going to start blowing this out of here very quickly of you see the temperatures, 32 portsmouth, nashua, right near that freezing mark, bedford and lawrence, right on the edge of getting dangerous conditions. take a look at the nor'easter as it moving away in the afternoon. we might flip over to a little snow early afternoon before it wraps all up. then we are nice and quiet later in the day. the patriots and chiefs die conditions. >> heather: parts of essex county being hit by hard fog freezing rain this morning. >> bryan: stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning and stephanie, that area getting the worse of it this morning. >> reporter: and blair, you can see i'm holding my umbrella. had has been a slow steady rain all day long. we took i-95 north to get to here.
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but just a lot of rain. take a look behind me, you can see the shine along the roads haverhill. take a look at this. i'm going to have my photographer zoom in to where the sidewalk is near the main road, you can see that really large puddles have been starting forming so this has been raining for hours here. that could be a concern as you head out the door. just be careful that these large puddles could be forming here on the road. however, some good news if you're headed out. you do need that umbrella. take a look, it might be a little dark there. you can see those american flags right there on the side of the building, yeah, they're moving just a little bit, but some good news is that the wind does not seem to be a problem this morning. it is raw, it is cold, but the good news is that it is not windy. again, that rain, as you heard jason brewer talking about, expected to be steady throughout the morning for the next few
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incident in, it's not all bad news. there is rain, possibly freezing rain. but coming up in 30 minutes, the good news that some say could happen in the long run. live in haverhill, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: all right. stephanie, now is the time to download the all new fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it you'll be able to get custom forecast from our team where you will i've. and it's free to download in the app store or in google play. >> blair: and as we mentioned all of that weather is supposed to move out for the big patriots game as they take on the kansas city chief. the game is at 4:25. we will look at which key player could be taking the field for the first time in weeks. >> reporter: counting down the hours to kick off. we want to get you ready by focusing on the key issues news. lost in the distraction of the chandler jones issues the fact that julian edelman is supposed
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and what a difference he can make, what a difference the patriots need him to make. he speeds up things for tom brady, takes the pressure off the ofrsz ever offensive line. he loses the coverage on rob gronkowski. he's certainly not worried about reinjuring his foot when he takes the field. >> regardless, if it goes it goes. >> reporter: has the rehab process tried your patience a little bit. >> definitely. i'm kind of my worst enemy when it comes to that, trying to overpush things. with evhad our staff, you know, hurting myself. so i think i always hand it >> reporter: looking to get him in early, get the blood flowing. he's always been good handling the ball on kicks. so keep an eye on that. if he is fielding punt, you know he's in pretty good physical
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we'll cover it all on the sports wrap. >> heather: meanwhile, developing news, the search will continue today for survivors after a pair of a marine helicopters collided off the coast of oahu, hawaii. and a hingham native is included in the missing. the family telling fox 25 the commonwealth and will be replaced with marine star flags inverted to show a marine is missing. christopher orlando's family and friends are still holding out hope right now that he'll be found alive as a the second day of searching gets underway. that happened last night during a training mission. multiple agencies combed miles of wreckage looking for the marines on board. orlando's high school friend telling fox 25 hopeful that the 2010 hingham high graduate could still be found alive. >> he's a fighter, i used to
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i know he's a phenomenal swimmer. never give up hope. just a great kid. praying for him and his family. hope i get to see him again. >> heather: there were dozens of marines between the two helicopters and no word yet if any of them have been found. right now the cause of the crash is still being investigated. officials say the two aircrafts did not issue a mayday call. it was actually a person on the beach who first issued that crash. now regained control of a hotel in west africa. this is all happening at a luxury resort. 126 people have been rescued. but there are victims as well. at least 23 people, that's the latest can number, hurt, 10 confirmed dead. four perished, two of them women. a group called al qaeda in the
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responsibility. that same group had a an attack in november. >> blair: time now 6:06. boston police have a man in custody for a violent attack on new year's day. news of the arrest was breaking last night. 22 veried pereira of boston is being charged of rape, assault. he's accused of attacking a woman in dorchester. she was foununconscious. dna helped link pereira to the crime. >> heather: two drivers hospitalized with serious injuries after this head-on crash right here. this happened around 6 a in sandwich overnight. police say it looks like one of the cars crossed the center line to the other. the jaws of life had to be used to get both drivers out. the cause of that crash now under investigation. >> blair: a taxi driver is facing charges, police say he was on drugs and alcohol while driving three kids to school.
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shea memorial drive at route 18 in weymouth. police say william drummond, jr. of wall myth tried to pass another car. ended up hitting it on the left, while it turned left. police say, witnesses tell them he was all over the road. no one was hurt and he is facing multiple charges. >> heather: a lot of questions this afternoon after a 5-year-old girl managed to walk out of school, go to the park next door and walk next dooring before anyone noticed. it happened at john winthrop elementary school in dorchester. that girl, rain givens, was found by a neighbor. rain says she went outside because her gym teacher told her to. what she meant was for her to the building. now the district says the little girl was only missing five minutes before someone noticed. but the neighbor and rain's
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>> it was very cold outside. without a coat, without nobody watching them. there were people in the park, drinking and doing -- anybody could've taken her. >> heather: she no longer feels comfortable sending her daughter to the school. in a statement, quote, it's discerning, rain congressmaned a weakness in the school procedure. and now it's investigating. the fbi is investigating a series of threats that shut down some schools along the east coast, including in massachusetts. at least 10 schools in boston and the came were targeted. and officials it could be linked to threats in maryland and washington, d.c. as well. this was yesterday, school administrative officials got a robo call, promising a device in the building could go off in a half hour. the situation evacuated several schools as k-9 units searched the building. no devices ever found. the threats now remain under investigation.
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tsarnaev will not get a new trial and now must pay more than 100 million dollar in restitutions. the 11 page document detailing dzhokhar tsarnaev owes. victims will get a certain amount. we're told the money will be taken from any funds raised on dzhokhar tsarnaev's behalf and then distributed among the victims. a convicted child rapist is trying to get out of prison. wayne chapman says he is no longer dangerous and should be released. chapman has been in prison for years, admitting to abusing up to 100 young boys. also suspected in the missing of a lawrence boy. he went missing in 1976. >> heather: a quincy man accused of putting a family in danger. police say the man, who you're
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posed as a woman online. the disturbing message he's accused of sending coming up. >> blair: saying no thank you, to much needed federal money. next why the director says he
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. >> heather: we are looking at a messy start to our saturday, unfortunately, folks. and this january nor'easter is, as you can see, causing active things on the radar. this is a live look at the radar. see all of that green and yellow and orange. that's all rain that is over us right now in massachusetts. and pushing even closer in. but in the worcester area, there is a little bit of pink, if you look at the center of the state right there, right by the pike, that's glaze. in other words, that's freezing rain and that's something we're going to want to be focused on. this is a live look at the pike in brighton right now. if you're travelling in boston, it's wet, it's foggy, as you can see. if you're in worcester, you really want to be extra careful with that glaze and freezing rain on the pike out that way. the team coverage of the storm will be continuing momentarily
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he'll be back in about four minutes. >> blair: a quincy man in jail accused of using a grove land woman's identity to talk to people about kidnapping and torturing the woman and her family. thomas sheehan made the post on a website and included pictures of the victim and her family. he's facing multiple charges children. the investigator's office is also investigating this. maura healey want to make sure the laws are strict enough for crime. a congressman managed to exams way into a small fortune. jeremy wilson accused of benefitting as a veteran to collect a benefits check. wilson had the right documents to support his claim. he posed an a airline executive to get a and where new bmw and $8,000 a month corporate apartment. he was only released in november after facing charges for similar
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>> heather: the director of a halfway house for homeless vets is half his salary to save money. kathryn burcham reports the aid would've required that to use drugs and alcohol. >> we're doing the right thing because it's the right thing. >> reporter: for the three years that keith howard has run the liberty house, he's helped local veterans beat addiction and the demons that brought them here. >> if you look around here, this is a brotherhood. this is not a business. >> reporter: the 10 bed transition house runs on hard work, goodwill and a shoe string budget. so perhaps it was a surprise when howard chose to forego tens of thousands of dollars in federal aid from housing and urban development or hud. >> we just stepped away from $40,000 in federal money which makes that $40,000 toed harder to make ends meet. >> reporter: under a new
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accommodate drug and alcohol use in the facility. >> i do. i say thank god. i found a place, it's safe, it's sober. >> reporter: navy veteran is fis fighting his own battle against addiction in the liberty house. one he said he could never win if he knew he could still drink while staying here. >> it's an enabling program. it takes people off the streets, but sets them back into the element they were able to do what got them into the streets. >> reporter: this way the liberty house will stay a sober house, even if it means finding other sources of funding. he's willing to give up part of salary to bridge the gap. he says when it stacks up other sacrifices these veterans have made, it's a small one. >> we're not victims here. we are standing on our two feet, having made a decision. and we will live with the consequences. >> reporter: in manchester,
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>> fox 25 storm tracker weather alert. >> jason: and welcome, bah, i'm meteorologist, jason brewer. we're tracking rain, ice, even some snow in our weather headlines today. we also have very cold air that will be on tap by next week and even another shot of some snow coming up late tomorrow into monday. so plenty of talk. let's talk with our nor'easter, we've been talking it for days. it's here. we have heavy rain moving across most of southern new england. anywhere north and west of boston, we're still concerned that we're going to see that potential for some ice and even some snow of course in the higher terrain, the wimp hills and even southern vermont. good news for skiers there. anywhere from worcester up to leominster, right along 190, we've had freezing temperatures, surfaces. the cars a well. definitely a nuisance. manchester all the way across southern new hampshire, seeing freezing temperatures and the
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concerns over the next few hours. cold air is likenly to start deepening a bit this morning. we could flip over to snow. even though we're not switching over right now. that's what we'll be watching. as i mentioned some of the better news, ski resorts getting much needed snow, if you're headed up to white mountains, into southern, say, vermont as well. another shot sunday on into early monday for accumulating snow there. we are under that winter weather advisory. again, it's north and west where we're most concerned. anywhere south of boston, no concern for freezing temperatures. but you see those upper 20s anywhere in southern new hampshire down towards leominster, worcester, chelmsford, you're right on the line, you want to be careful headed out early. anywhere from boston, 30s, the cape and islands 40s. we'll start to see wind take
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and islands as well. there's the nor'easter down south here, making its way off the coastline, but there as the cold air deepens, snow more likely, more north and west before the high terrain, before this all wraps up. there's 1:00 on saturday, don't have much left over, but, again, with that cold air coming in on the backside, watch for a brief change over of some snow, possibly along the new hampshire here. there's 5:00, looking good for the patriots chiefs. temperatures seasonably cool under clouds but the rain at least moves out and we're in the upper 30s to the low and mid 40s today. tonight we're back to the 20s again but by monday night, the coldest air of the season starting to move in. look at these lows. we're down to 12 by tuesday morning. and i don't want to jump over the sunday night monday night of some snow. could get a quick inch or so, as a clipper moves by very quickly. not a long lived duration with that.
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roadways. and look at the 30s and the teens hanging around for a better of next week. >> blair: new this morning, the owner of the bruins is in a trademark fight with the u.s. government. jeremy jacobs also owns a company that runs the lodges restaurant and stores innyos semmitt tee national park. year. and taking 50 million dollars in writing marks and trading marks. the government says that number is grossly mistaken. >> heather: a state benefit for employees killed in the line of duty. under the bill, a student worker would be eligible to receive 100,000 dollars if their loved one died on the job. it would apply to both accidents and instance of violence as >> blair: this morning, a
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>> blair: 911 calls going unanswered at one dispatch center. the whole fiasco being blamed on a lunch order. grately tried to get help for a man suffering from a seizure. but no one was answering at 911. and an investigation discovered the dispatcher was on the other line for 8 minutes ordering food. take a listen. >> okay. what did i get you. >> let me have one slice of cheese pizza. let me have a lunch special for the pizza lunch special, two cheese pizzas and a coke >>okay. >> let me have the lunch coke. >> that 911 dispatcher was have a mistake. good to know. >> heather: yes, absolutely. happening today, the new season of sesmy street is kicked off with a whole new look and for
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a lot of folks out there. the beloved children's show is airing on hbo instead of free pbs, viewers will move that big bird is moving up in the world, literally his house is now in a tree. and he's not the only character with a change of address. elmo lives in a brownstone. and oscar the grouch will pop up through a tunnel that secretaries recycling and trash can bins to a compost. >> blair: a lot of changes to the street there. patriots gearing up for the game and fans certainly ready to root on the home tail. >> i blew evin the patriots. >> we believe in them. >> go. >> go go. >> blair: ahead, the team the pats are looking to beat. >> jason: i'm tracking, ice, snow, a lot of rain this week. and the details coming up ahead. >> reporter: rain, possibly freezing rain. i'm right here where the that
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the latest >> blair: there's a weather alert this morning. a live look at the radar shows a huge storm pummelling our area right now. you can see on the radar what we're tracking out there. heavy rain moving through our area, even icy conditions out there.
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treating some icy spots. i'm blair miller. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus, thanks for waking up with us. a wet start to our saturday, a january nor'easter, team coverage of the rain and ice moves through our area. stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill where she's been looking at freezing rain there this morning. first check in with fox 25 meteorologist jason brewer in the storm tracker weather center and the track is moving fast. >> jason: it really is. good morning, it's not going to be an all day affair. but we do have to get through the next six hours before we see improving conditions. right now we see that low pressure swirling by just to our south here and the air just cold enough to create some concern on the roads. the elevated surfaces that haven't been treated. you're going to get a glaze possibly on the sidewalks, on the cars. steam freezing rain reported. worcester up to leominster, all of this extending into southern new hampshire. so those are the areas where
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concern for icing this morning. we did have earlier reports of that freezing rain, where that stephanie is there in haverhill. look at the rain from boston all the way down to barnstable, nantucket, just a solid, steady soaking rain, one, one and a half inches of rain before this is over. we do have a winter weather advisory through noon. north and west of boston of the farther north and west you go, a little bit colder a little more danger on the roadways and that sort of thing. now, there goes the lull moving off to our east, 150 in the morning. watch how the snow starts to wrap in. we could flip over to brief snow, around 12, 1:00, before this all wraps up along our north shore line and into southern new hampshire as well. but for the patriots game, not bad, just upper 30s and drying. >> heather: i'll be watching that game inside, all right. our team coverage continuing now. parts of essex county being hit hard by freezing rain this morning. >> blair: fox 25 stephanie
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and jason was talking about that area where you are, stephanie and saying some of the worse of it this morning. >> reporter: and just within the last 20 minutes, blair, the good news is the rain has let up a little bit. still raining still very cold. taking a look behind me you can see those rain drops along the road. we're here along south main street and some ponding. that has been an issue. i just spoke with mass. doth, and they were telling me, overnight, crews were treating the roads for icy conditions. right now they say the worst of it is in western massachusetts. but just be careful before you head out for those conditions. meantime, my photographer is zooming in onto the side of the road. some of the good news this morning, if you're waking up, you'll probably see a lot less snow outside of your window. that's because the rain has caused some of that snow to melt. that's good. the bad news, though, is that you can see some of the snow has
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into kind of an icy mixture, so some good news and then some bad news. because it has gotten a little bit colder this morning. always coldest at around 6 a.m. so, again, definitely has to be careful. the rain continuing to fall out here. the snow has melted just a little bit. departments, police departments, i'm checking in with them to see if there are any local problem areas, any accidents to speak of, and i'll have that information coming up for you at 7:00. for now, live in haverhill, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: see you then, stretch. it's a great time to download the all new fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it get custom forecast from our team from where you live. it is free to download right now in the a pell and google app stores. >> blair: the first round of the patriots versus the chiefs. the pats not going to have an
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the chiefs who have really been unstoppable in recent weeks. >> reporter: it's natural to focus on the home team, tell their stories as game time approaches. but as we get set for kick off between the patriots and the chiefs, now a chance to look a little deeper at kansas city. since starting the season 1 and 5, the chiefs have been unstoppable, off 11 street wins almost bon the afc west. kc's d is in the top 10 in every category. they play opportunistic as a team. they know today presents an incredible opportunity. they play without one of their top weapons. jeremy, playing without him is a huge set back and might mean more for tight end. who knows this game has extra juice. >> it's a statement game for us. it's a statement game for
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patriots and who they are. it's a challenge but at the same time, we're excited for it and ready for it. >> reporter: for the pats all eyes on chandler jones to start this one. will he start, how much will he play and will he be effective when he gets out there. really good story line out there. lots of intensity, everything covered for you throughout the day on twitter, on facebook, tonight on the news at 10, the and fox 25 sports wrap. >> blair: should be fun to watch. the cause of a house fire erupted here in everett on christmas day. just as police took down the man at the center of an armed stand off. the state fire marshal's office now confirms to fox 25 a pepper pray device fired into that house by police started the fire. firefighters kept the flames from spreading to other homes and no one was seriously hurt. everett police chief tells fox 25 he cannot comment whether or not those pepper spray devices now function or work properly until he gets a final report from investigators.
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brought up plantation and plays while reprimanding a black teen, led to a civil rights investigation of that melrose school teacher. that investigation now completed found the teacher who is not being named referred to a plantation while reprimanding a black student back in 2014 and said the student was talking like a slave would to a master. that teacher was suspended and eventually transferred before retiring. when asked about the findings, melrose superintendent told the globe the teacher made an inappropriate reference to african american history. but her remarks were not, quote, overly derogatory. >> blair: after a teacher was removed from the middle high school from improper behavior towards a student. fox 25 broke the news of a criminal vehicle on this thursday night. the superintendent sent an e-mail alert to parents saying police are involved. this morning, fox 25 is not
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police have not filed any charges. parents say the teachers work with students with special needs. >> he does a lot with the kids and for the kids. and he's a wonderful guy. so, i mean, i think he's getting a raw deal. >> it is very troubling. you know, because they're teachers. they're supposed to be held to a higher standard. >> blair: fox 25 reached out to the west boylston police chief, the superintendent, and the d.a.'s office and so far we have not heard back from them. >> heather: a town budget committee member now banned from all school property because of two controversial sentences that have turned the down of hampstead new hampshire upside down. budget committee chairman jorge amatta was in a meeting talking about the possibility of an active school shooter. brought up portable classrooms and students have to walk outside, that's when he went into a specific explanation about how he would execute a mass shooting.
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>> i would wait for recess, i would hide behind them, and i had kill them. >> heather: as you can imagine, parents are outraged. they have flooded the superintendent with calls and e-mails. some of those pointing out how a student said the same thing, consequences. >> he would be kicked out of school so fast and the school would be shut down. we wouldn't take it lightly. >> heather: we reached out to him who had no comment. it will now be up to the town what happens with his town budget position. >> blair: very view were listening when the president spoke this week and now trying a different tactic to break through. >> this is serious business, this person is going to have a nuclear code. >> blair: coming up the president's answer to a messy 2016 campaign. >> heather: the case of bill cosby may soon disappear. next the key piece of evidence that some are saying can't be in court.
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>> heather: new this morning, a new e-mail is calling into question, the viability of the criminal case against bill cosby. the former district attorney for the county says, he agreed more than a decade ago that his office would not use a civil deposition given by cosby in any criminal case. that deposition is now a key piece of evidence in a criminal
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comedian in montgomery county pennsylvania. president obama fielding questions live on youtube yesterday as a follow-up to his state of the union. and one of the questions was about the volatile 2016 presidential campaign featuring some noisy front-runners. >> over time, voters take a careful look, the closer you get president. sober. it's less entertainment and a little more, this is serious business. >> heather: the white house says the tradition of the youtube addresses started after the state of the union address back in 2010. this year's address had the lowest viewer ship since nielson 1993. expanded in massachusetts. later this morning, he is opening a new field office in worcester. it is his second campaign office in this state. >> heather: history made in space but it wasn't a walk without problems.
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overshadowed this astronaut's major accomplishments. >> blair: plus a thief caught on camera and it turns out, he's the one who took this picture. the way a selfie landed a teen in custody. >> jason: much of mornings. they' re bad breath, bad hair and a bad case of the mondays. and organized wardrobes that help you pull it together. they' re showering, shaving, and shuffling. and bathrooms that get big families out the door. they' re number ones, number twos, and a number of ideas for three. life' s morning madness. and comfortable, organized bed and bathrooms
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>> heather: we are looking at a messy start to our saturday. it is a january nor'easter. and take a look at the radar right now. you can see all of the green and the yellow that is above us and over us right now. that's all rain. but in the worcester area, if you look closely, along the pike, right there where you see the side for 90, there's pink there. there's also pink as you head into new hampshire. that's glaze. in other words, that's freezing rain. and that can make for tricky travel. this is live look at the pike in
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area of the pike, you can see it's fog and rain. but still, if you're travelling, you're going to want to be extra careful today. you're going to need a little bit of extra time. mass. dot treating the roads. jason brewer is updating models now and he'll be back in four minutes. >> blair: this selfie labelled the man in it in trouble with the law. the incriminating picture was snapped on a stolen ipad. it was the victim who led the detectives to the suspect's front door. >> this picture stands out from the usual selfies, that's 19-year-old ralph fee oh veer row who police say smiled for the camera on the ipad he stole along with other items he stole on a break in on the west side of rain that. it was one of quick crimes solved largely because of the help from the victim.
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picture. >> they had logged onto their account and they had about nine pictures. >> reporter: the victim also checked the find my ipad account and it led right to the sokt rhode island. we went by that home but didn't find anyone. robert sill sill yawn know. with hot shot shield told me, he's seen other cases like this. >> dumb criminals never cease to amaze me. with technology the way it is connected to the cloud. it's more and more plausible that criminals will self incriminate themselves. >> reporter: it's not just this picture pointing out. it's this one that they hope 19-year-old will remember. >> it makes us technologically challenged. the very generation that makes fun of us, has to pay the price
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>> blair: and they're investigating and still say this case. >> this is a storm tracker weather alert. >> jason: and welcome back, i'm meteorologist, jason brewer, tracking where we are seeing freezing temperatures this morning. that's the key. we're stepping out the door to watch out for slick spots. we haven't had a lot of accumulating snow until you get up into the higher terrain. we do want to show you where we have those pinks. that's where we're seeing the freezing temperatures and freezing rain. swansea, new boston, over to manchester, so southern new hampshire, obviously a big earn can for the freezing rain. and this extends all the way down to worcester. the worcester airport, 32 degrees over the last several hours. north grafton, down to sutton as well. right through through the worcester hills. maybe even around leominster, you can't rule out icy spots. chelmsford right on the line. all the way up to parts of south new hampshire. all the way near the coast until it changes over to rain.
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lynn, braintree, all of them in the middle and upper 30s. so no concern for frozing locations in these locations. the same goes the farther south you go. where it's kind of a windy rain, this nor'easter coming by, 46 in the win yard, with winds gusting up. wind advise goes into effect later for nantucket and for the cape. here's our nor'easter south of long island here. as you pass by to the east, winds, rain, snow all a concern. the weather threat, really ice, a big concern, north and west of boston. the snow the higher terrain. but we're all getting in on the wet weather, especially as you go down south and east of boston. slippery conditions north and west. a winter advisory for a better part of the day for southern new hampshire. that will expire throughout the morning for the massachusetts counties.
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coming by, spinning the rain and kicking up the wind. and look what happens here. the snow begins to be a bit more prevalent as we head into the late morning in southern new hampshire and western massachusetts and western vermont as that cold air backside of the part of the low. 1:00, showing rain, have to watch here, north shore, parts of the coastline of new hampshire. watch as that may flip over to snow briefly as the cold air comes on the backside of the storm. there's 5:30 this afternoon. clouds, about you no more precipitation in the form of rain or snow. it's going to be dry. mention those wind gusts, 17 norwood but 32 in the vineyard. so the cape and islands going to be a blustery day today. afternoon temperatures in the upper 30s to the mid 40s from the north and south across southern new england. lows tonight back down in the 20s but not unseasonably cold by any stretch. that arrives on monday night.
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blowing through quickly late sunday into monday. we do have a quick chance at maybe an inch, inch are and a half of some snow, late sunday early monday. that might be a concern for our morning drive time monday. we'll be monitoring that closely. then the coldest air of then is. 12 degrees by tuesday morning. >> blair: the first of three winning ticket holders from this week's record setting powerball drawing has now come forward in tennessee. john and lisa robertson went to the headquarters to claim their prize friday afternoon after announcing their good fortune early that morning on national tv. the couple plans to continue working. at least for now. that's what we're saying. the other two winners have not come forward yet. >> heather: wow congratulations to them. wal-mart saying they'll put thousands of people out of work. at least two of those stores are in massachusetts. wal-mart announcing its first
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269 stores worldwide closing their doors. 154 are in the u.s. and that will impact about 10,000 u.s. employees. now the store is closing in massachusetts are the sam's clubs in seekonk and fall river. both rhode island and connecticut also each losing a store. >> blair: tragedy on the ice. a local hockey player now on a long road to recovery. coming up here this morning, the way this bruins star is working to help his fellow hockey player. >> heather: great. it is a moment we're waiting for. coming up next, the unbearably cute reveal it's about time the taco...came out of its shell. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound.
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ready for this pandemonium at the zoo. the newest panda cub is making his debut. bay bay was born back in august and already weighing 20 pounds. since he was born, the 24 hour panda camera has had more than five and a half million views. i can see why. a new york space astronaut made history after finishing the first ever space walk by a british astronaut. this is here what it looked like, he repaired a faulty component on the outside of the iss. the walk ended early after a leak was discovered in pete's helmet. both astronauts made it safely back inside the station. >> heather: a boston bruins star is stepping up to help a professional woman's hockey player seriously injured during the winter classic. patrice bergeron is raising many for dana language. he is ralphing up personal access to his personal suite at
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january 26th. and all of the money raised will go towards language's medical expenses. the marblehead native suffered a spine cord injury when she hit the boards more than two weeks ago. ralph ticks for bergeron's suite will be issued through the bruins foundation. >> blair: she has a long road of recovery ahead. >> heather: it's so tragic what happened to her. she's had such a positive attitude and it's great to see other people inspired by her. >> blair: outside, a soggy start to the day. of course, it won't stop the process fans getting ready for today's big game. >> helmet is back, gronk is faking it. and we're going to kill them. >> blair: let's hope. as the pats stress for another super bowl. >> jason: we have rain, snow, ice, we have wind, a lot to track here, as the nor'easter rolls by, i'll time it outcoming up. >> heather: and massachusetts looking into recreational marijuana a vote to make it
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>> jason: i'm tracking this nor'easter, bringing rain, sleet, freezing rain and wind. team coverage straight ahead. >> reporter: i'm right here where all of this rain could turn into icy and slick conditions right here on the road.
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latest conditions. >> blair: kick off for game one of the playoffs. a possible friendship to the super bowl is at stake as the patriots take the field at gillette. this morning, fox 25 has a look at their hard to beat opponent. >> heather: plus a massachusetts native missing off of the coast of hawaii. one of a dozen marines on board of a pair of helicopters that collided. how his friends and family are holding out hope he'll be found alive. >> heather: thank you so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news this saturday. it's january 16th at 7 a.m. i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller, it's a messy and dangerous start of your saturday morning. fox 25 has team coverage of the snow and ice and rain, all of that moving through our area right now. stephanie coueignoux is live for us in haverhill this morning. first let's get to fox 25 jason brewer in the storm tracker weather center. and a lot of elements to this storm. >> jason: absolutely.
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enough cold air to create freezing rain concern. but higher elevations and mountains worcester hills, seeing some of that snow start to mix in. let me show you the wide view, big storm, nor'easter coming in here along the south coast, making its way northeast ward today. you clearly see where the snow is, southern vermont the, brattleboro, changing over to sleet freezing rain. icing concerns, over to new hampshire, possibly even near the sea coast, a little bit of freezing. haverhill, we've had some icing this morning, in and out with the rain. same thing around worcester. now appearing to be changing over to some very steady heavy rain. and certainly wash out conditions from the cape and islands back through boston. now, we have a winter weather advisory in affect north and west of boston. it will be expiring throughout the day across massachusetts. hang on longer forenew hampshire and vermont. you see future cast.
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potential for snow and freezing rain well north and west. as we go into about 1:00. most of the rain is out of here. but watch out, as the cold air comes in on the backside of this the nor'easter, we could flip it over to snow middle of the day. 5:00, we are dry. so for the patriots chiefs, 39 degrees at game time, but the rain is moving out. back with more coming up. >> heather: all right. jason, speak with you in a bit. our team coveragen thes now, parts of essex county being hit with fog and freezing rain. >> blair: fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning. jason was telling us that area where you are, starting to see some ice. what do you think. >> reporter: and i can he will the you that now i'm clutching onto this umbrella with two hands because he was also talking about those wind gusts, the wind does seem to be picking up. as does that rain. taking a look here behind me, you can see the truck is actually blocking it, but that sheen on the road is still there. and ponding has really been an
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i'm going to have my photography, once this truck moves out of the way, zoom in to the area on the side of the road. that's one of the biggest concerns. we're talking about ponding right here. because the rain has been coming down for hours. that's creating a lot of puddles and a lot of uponeding. if you're headed out this definitely something to be careful about, because all it takes is just a little bit of rain and a little bit of speed to hydroplane and cause some of those slick and dangerous conditions. meantime, taking a look up here. you can see the flags. they're actually starting to waved a little bit. that wind definitely picking up. i did check in with the police department in haverhill, lawrence as well as lowell. good news so far this morning, no reports of any accidents or any dangerous conditions in those areas. but, again, the recommendation really is just to be careful because as jason was mentioning, you never really know when those icy spots are going to form.
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me, you can see a lot of rain on the roads. temperatures still very cold. meantime, coming up in 30 minutes, the action that mass. d.o.t. has taken overnight to make sure that roads are safe. and also the potential good news in the long run. in haverhill, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: and now is a great time to download the all new fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it you'll be able to get custom forecast for where you live. it is downloadable in the app store and google play. >> blair: as jason mentioned it is supposed to clear out before the patriots take on the kansas city chiefs today. kick off is at 6:25 at gillette stadium. fox 25 says who will be taking the field for the first time in weeks. >>reporter: counting down the hours to kick off. with he want to get you ready by focusing on the key issues. lost in the distraction of the
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that julian edelman is expected to return to action today for the pats and what a difference he can make, frankly, what a difference the patriots need him to make. he's one of those players who opens up the offense, speeds up things for tom brady, takes the pressure off the offensive line and losens the coverage on rob gronkowski. he has not played since breaking his foot against the giants and he's certainly not worried about reinjuring his foot when he takes the field. >> i'll go full throttle, regardless. if it goes, it goes. >> reporter: has the rehab process tested for patience. >> definitely. we've had our staff work with me to keep me from hurting myself. so i think i always hand it pretty decent. >> reporter: look for him to get involved early, get the blood nothing. i'll be curious if he goes back to punt. keep an eye on that. if he is fielding punts, you
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physical condition. we'll cover it all at fox 25 news at 10 and on the sports wrap. fox live. will tom. the search continues for a marines after a pair of helicopters collided on the hawaii. now the hingham community showing support for the family. the town flags will be replaced with marine corps and blue stars flowing inverted to show a marine is missing. christopher orlando's family is still holding out hope that he will be found alive as a second day of searching gets underway. the crash happened thursday night during a training mission. yesterday, dozens of search and rescue crews from multiple agencies combed miles of wreckage looking for the marines on board. orlando's high school friends also telling fox 25 he's hopeful the hingham 2010 grad will be found alive. >> i used to swim with him
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he's a phenomenal swimmer. never give up hope, just a great kid. praying for him and his family. hope i get to see him again. >> heather: there were a dozen marines between the two helicopters. no word yet on if any of them have been found. right now the cause of the crash is still being investigated. officials say the two aircrafts did not issue a mayday call. it was actually a person on the beach who first reported the crash. we're also following breaking news this morning, security forces with the u.s. military member alongside, have now regained control of a hotel in west africa. this is all happening at luxury resort in gas so. 126 people have been rescued. but there are victims as well. at least 23 people hurt, 10 confirmed dead. that number continues to fluctuate. four terrorists are killed. two of them are women. the same group launched an
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we'll continue to monitor the very latest with breaking news for you as developments come in. >> blair: boston police have a man in custody for a violent attack on new year's day. news of the arrest was breaking last night during our 10:00 hour. approximate he's being charged with rape, kidnapping and assault. he's accused of attacking a woman in dorchester. she was found unconscious just before 7 a.m. on new year's day. police say dna helped link pereira to the crime. >> heather: new this morning, two drivers hospitalized with serious injuries after this head-on crash. along route 6 a in sandwich overnight. police say it looks like one car crossed the center line to hit the other. the jaws of life had to be used to get both drivers out. that crash still under investigation. >> blair: a taxi car driver under investigation, police say he was on drugs and alcohol while driving three kids to school.
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weymouth. police say william drummy, jr. of quincy ended up hitting another car while trying to pass a car on the left while it turned left. the passengers, all under 18, told police that drummy was all over the road, driving fast and drinking whiskey before the crash. no one was hurt. and this morning, drummy is facing multiple charges. >> heather: a lot of questions this morning, after a 5-year-old girl managed to walk out of school, go to a park next door and even walk home all before anyone even noticed. it happened of yesterday at john winthrop elementary school in dorchester. that girl, raine givens was found by a neighbor. rain says she went outside because her teacher told her too. but her teacher said she meant outside the classroom, not the building. she was missing about five minutes before someone noticed of but the neighbors and rain's mother say it was more like 20. >> it was very cold outside,
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people sitting in the park drinking and doing a whole bunch. so anybody could've taken her. >> heather: the mother says she told the principal now, she no longer feels comfortable sending rain to the school. quote, it's disconcerning that rain demonstrated a weakness in the school's safety procedures. investigating. the fbi is investigating, they're looking into a series of threats that shut down some massachusetts schools and schools along the east coast. at least 10 schools in boston and the cape were targeted yesterday. and officials think these threats could be linked to other ones in maryland and washington, d.c. school administrative offices got a robo call promising a device in the building would go off in 30 minutes. that forced evacuation at several area schools at k-9 units searched the building. the good news is no devices were ever found but right now those threats remain under investigation.
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dzhokhar tsarnaev will not get another trial. fox 25 obtained 11 page document detailing the amount he owes. victims will get a certain amount and the rest go to the victim's compensation fund. the payouts to unnamed victims range to 120 million dollars to more than 8 million. any funds raised on his behalf will be distributed among the victims. >> heather: a convince seaman accused of putting a family in danger. police say this man posed as a woman online. the disturbing message he's accused of sending coming up. >> blair: plus a trip used as a learning experience for recreational marijuana. next the concerns for massachusetts revealed by the marijuana industry in colorado. rain. but also some freezing
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. >> heather: all right. we are looking at a very messy start to your saturday, folks. january in full force. you can see all of the green and yellow and orange in the radar. above us right now. in the worcester area, you can
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where it says 90, along the pike, some pink and southern new hampshire as well, pink. that is glaze. in other words, that's freezing rain. you really want to pay attention if you're in those areas if you're travelling right now. here's a live look at the pike in brighton. if you're travelling in that area, you'll see it's slick out there, poor visibility, it's rainy there. so you want to being careful there but especially along the pike in worcester, again, you'll be experiencing glaze. our team coverage of this storm does continue. storm tracker meteorologist jason brewer will be back in four minutes. we've also got stephanie coueignoux up in haverhill tracking conditions there. >> blair: this morning, a man in jail, accused of using identity to talk to people about kidnapping and tore churg the woman and her family. thomas sheehan, police say, made the post on an adult website included pictures of the victim and her family. he's facing multiple charges including crimes involving children. the attorney's of general's office is also investigating this.
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make laws strict enough for the severity of the alleged crimes. >> heather: cultivating can anybody bass, fox 25 was the only station, when massachusetts lawmakers were able to get an up close look at the marijuana industry in colorado this past week. senators had the opportunity to see the entire process from seed to sale. and fox 25, vanessa welch was there. and she reports just like any field trip, there were a lot of lessons learned and some senators say they have big concerns if voters say yes to this still. >> reporter: a unique show and tell for 8 massachusetts senators touring a pot shop in denver. we were with them as they asked questions about price, potency and products. >> hey, i want to buy this, what do i want to do with it. >> reporter: they got a private tour of where the growed. senators told us it's a successful trim. >> it's up to the voters in massachusetts in november.
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then we've learned a lot. >> the jeanie is out of the bottle. marijuana is going to be legalized. >> reporter: he told me pot is colorado's new gold rush, a green rush of sorts. '78 people work here, serving 150 customers a day. >> the goal of this entire program in the state of colorado and eventually through the entire nation, is to crush the black market. >> reporter: he showed me how marijuana is tagged allowing the state to track the plant from seed to sale. as soon as the plant is cloned, it's tagged, blue for medical. that tag stays with the plant as it returns in the grow house and has been sold to the public. the colorado's greenhouse hasn't expected. they estimate marijuana will generate 70, to $100 million in tax reeve new this year. a lot of that money goes to enforcement and health and educational perhaps. leaving the state to net about 55 million. just a small percentage of 27
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we wanted to know where the massachusetts. mbta? >> the answer is probably not. >> reporter: senator jason lewis says like colorado a large chunk would be spent on enforcement and health and education over. >> the likely tax revenue we would bring in, would probably those costs. >> reporter: vanessa welch, fox 25 news. >> heather: the lawmakers will take the lessons learned this past week and issue a report with recommendations to the state senate president by next month. >> storm tracker weather alert. >> jason: i'm tracking rain, ice, snow, even some wind today as our nor'easter comes by. i'm also tracking the potential for more snow before we get back to work on monday and even the coldest air of the season building in. i'll time that out for you of
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forecast but right now, nor'easter coming up, we have icing concerns in southern new hampshire, all the way down into the worcester hills and i've seen 32 degrees at the worcester airport for several hours now. so we do want to be extra morning. we're going to have icing not much in the way of accumulating snows until you get into the higher terrain and we just have rain, anywhere from boston back towards the innet trowest area, natick at 34. and look at the 40s as you go south ward here through the cape and islands. so just a lot of heavy rain and wind as you go south and eastward. it's areas north and west, we're going to have to watch out for the winter weather. rain the biggest threat. snow into the higher terrain, southern vermont area. into the mountains there. skiers that's not a bad thing. the icy conditions further north and west where those are. pink, southern new hampshire, widespread freezing temperatures are.
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there's the snow in the higher terrain, the berkshires southern vermont and across towards keene, changes over to freezing rain. so we do have a winter weather advisory for that fact. it goes until 8 in the morning for most of massachusetts. but in southern new hampshire, southern vermont that winter weather advisory will continue through the afternoon. put a big low here, so we can see it plainly. the model is doing a good job initializing where the heavy rain is and also where the rain snow line is as well. there you go into the 10:00 a.m. hour. we're beginning to see some cold air deepen a bit so we can change over to a greater snow threat well north and west of boston. by 1:00 most of the precipitation is out of here. but with that cold air coming on the backside, we'll watch for a brief change over to some snow, anywhere from boston along the north shore, maybe up around the sea coast of new hampshire, we could briefly end with some big flakes.
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tonight, it's just clouds. not earn canned about any additional precipitation in the form of rain or snow. just drying out for the evening. we are seeing the gusty winds. 38 in hyannis, a wind advisory in affect for nantucket and for the cape. so it's going to be a blustery day. temperatures do recover in the low to mid 40s anywhere norwood south and eastward. we'll keep it in the mid and upper 30s for our northern and western locales. and tonight, back down in the 20s but not concerned about in i precipitation. we'll keep it dry for sunday morning. sunday night into early monday when our next system comes through very quickly. but it will be cold this time. so we'll have a chance for some quick accumulating snow. maybe an inch or two to snarl us on the monday morning drive. we'll keep an eye on the timing there. coldest air of the season by monday night. look well below 12 degrees tuesday morning.
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>> blair: thank you, jason. a woman's lunch hour landing her in a world of trouble. >> what can i get for you? >> let me have one slice of cheese pizza. >> blair: next she's accused of neglecting her duty and how that put lives in danger. >> heather: big changes for favorite muppets after decades on the air, sesame street is changi when cigarette cravings hit, all i can think about is getting relief. only nicorette mini has a patented
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pause . >> blair: 911 calls going unanswered at one dispatch center. the whole feeias company being blamed on a dispatch center. tried to get help for a man suffering from a seizure. no one was answering 911. instead an investigation, showed the dispatcher was on the other line for 8 minutes ordering food. take a listen. >> okay. what can i get for you. >> let me have one slides of cheese pizza. >> okay. >> let me have a lunch special, two cheese pizzas and a echo. >> okay. >> let me have the lunch special, two pepper roneys and a coke. >> blair: that 911 dispatcher was written up after admitting to making a mistake. the man who had the seizure
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>> heather: happening today, a new sesame street is taking off with a whole new look. for starters, the beloved children's show will now be airing on hbo. which you have to pay for of course instead of free pbs. some eagled eyed viewers may notice other changes. big bird is moving up in the world, literally. his house is now in a tree he's not the only character with a change of address. elmo lives in a brown tone. and oscar the grouch will be popping up through a recycling and compost bins through his trash can. they're evolving with the times. >> blair: the patriots gearing up for the first game in the playoffs this afternoon. and fans ready to root on the home team. >> i believe in the patriots. >> we believe in them. >> go go! >> blair: still ahead, a look at the team that the pats are looking to beat. >> jason: right now, i'm tracking a lot of rain.
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snow threat. tell you where to watch for those slick snow spots coming up. >> reporter: rain, possibly freezing rain.
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see mixture sue . >> blair: and a weather alert for you this morning.
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you can see why. what we're talking about. a huge storm moving through our area as we speak. and that means we are tracking rain, snow, and ice, a lot of color on that radar for you this morning. a messy morning. it is 7:30 saturday, january 16th. good to have you here, i'm blair miller. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. that messy start to our saturday is something we're closely monitoring here. it is a january nor'easter and fox 25 has team coverage as the ice and rain moves through our area. stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning where she's watching freezing rain and some wind gusts. first get to fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brewer in the storm tracker weather center. this is moving fast. >> jason: absolutely. we do have icy spots, watch out this morning. further north and west you go of boston overcast with rain. the rain will be out of here in time for the patriots game. if you're getting out there early for the tailgate still
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but also another snow chance in our forecast. show you the icy spots right now, new boston, over to ring e look at worcester, freezing road here. watch fourth for slick roads, icing concerns, natick, back towards boston, above freezing. same for the cape and islands and south shore. there goes the storm system, it's not going to be around all day. in fact, by 1, 2:00, there's not much left to it. but you can clearly see where the accumulating snow are. the higher terrain, southern vermont western mass. and here in new hampshire, and glaze and mixing in in spots. in worcester himself, icing still a concern, the winter weather advisory comes to an end later today. there's a future cast, the rain moving out, about you still that snow hanging around north and
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i'll be back with much more straight ahead. >> heather: all right. jason. our team coverage continues, parts of essex county being hit by fog and freezing rain. also, a lot of wind out there. >> blair: fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning for us. jason just talking about the area and saying seeing some of the worse of it this morning. >> reporter: and it's been raining steadily ever since we arrived several hours ago. taking a, look behind me, you can see rain drops on the road, very slick conditions. i have been reaching out to mass. d.o.t. they told me to perform any rain forming on the road, they did have crews working overnight. but again, you had to be careful heading out on the roads, because all of this rain could potentially turn over to ice. taking a look, you can actually see some of the snow still here. the good news is, if you're waking up, you might see a little less snow on your lawn. because earlier when temperatures were warmer, all of
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the problem is, now that it's back, the colder temperatures, it's refrozen a little bit and caused for some icy conditions. so that is a concern. now, as we were driving up i 95 from dedham, the roads were good. but a lot of those slick spots still problem areas as that rain continues and that wind continues. now, i have been checking in with local police departments asking if there are any accidents caused by this weather, where there are problem areas, i'm going to have that information coming up for you in 30 minutes. in haverhill, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: all right. stephanie. now is the perfect time to download the all new fox 25 weather app. you'll be able to get custom forecasts for where you live from our team and the app is free. all you have to do is download it in the apple or google app store. >> blair: the first round of the playoffs for the patriots. versus the chiefs.
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an easy time either. tom leyden gives us the run down on the chiefs who have been unstoppable in recent weeks. >> reporter: it's natural to focus on the home team, tell their story as game time approaches but as we get set for kick offer between the patriots and the chiefs, a chance to look deeper at cans city. since starting the seasonal 1 and 5, the chiefs have been unstoppable. 11 straight wins, they almost won the afc west. they have done it with defense. that's a earn can for the patriots. it's in the top 10 in almost every major statistical category. they play opportunitiness stick as a team. they know today presents an incredible opportunity. they're dealing with playing today's game without one of their top weapons. playing without him is a huge set back and might mean more for tight end travis kelly. >> it's a statement game for us,
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would come into the world champs stadium and take on the patriots and who they are. i mean, it's a challenge. but at the same time, we're excited for and we're ready for it. >> reporter: from the pats perspective all eyes on chandler jones to start this one, will he start and how much will he play and will he be effective when he gets out there. real good stories for you today. a lot of intensity. everything covered for you tonight. hope to see you then, tom leyden, fox 25 news. >> blair: big night ahead. parents are in up error after a teacher removed for i don't were behavior towards a student. fox 25 broke the news of a criminal investigation thursday night. the superintendent sent an e-mail alert to parents saying police are involved. does not identify the teacher because police have not filed any charges. parents say the teacher works with students with special needs. >> he does a lot with the kids
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and he's a wonderful guy. so i think he's getting a raw deal. >> it is very troubling because they're teachers. they're supposed to be held to a higher standard. >> blair: now fox 25 reached out to west boylston superintendent, and the d after's office and we have not heard back. >> heather: a town budget committee member now banned from all school property because of two controversial that turned the town of hampstead new hampshire upside down. chair jorge mesa-tejada was in a meeting talking about the possibility of an active school shooter. school board members brought up the fact that there the central school has portable classrooms and students have to walk outside. and that's when jorge mesa-tejada went into a specific explanation about how he would execute a mass shooting. listen. >> i would wait for recess, i would hide in in the putnam woods behind them. and i would kill them.
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parents were outraged by that. they flooded the superintendent with calls and e-mails. some of those parents pointing out how a student said the same thing, there would be serious consequences. >> he would be kicked out of school so fast and the school would be shut down. we wouldn't take it lightly. >> heather: we reached out to jorge mesa-tejada who had no comment. it will now be up to the town to decide what happens with his town budget position. >> blair: when the president spoke this week, very view were listening. now he's trying a different tactic to break through. >> this is serious business. this person is going to have the nuclear code. this -- >> blair: coming up this morning, the president's answer to a messy 2016 presidential campaign. >> heather: plus the criminal case against bill cosby could soon disappear. next, the key piece of evidence that some are now saying can't be used in court. >> jason: now tracking a nor'easter bringing heavy rain
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. >> heather: this is new this morning. a new e-mail is calling into question, the viability of the criminal case against bill cosby. a former district attorney for the county says he agreed more than a decade ago, his office would not use a civil deposition given by cosby in any criminal case. well, that deposition has now a key piece of evidence in a criminal sexual assault case against the comedian in montgomery county, pennsylvania. >> blair: the u.s. is hitting isis right in the wallet.
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video from a raid on monday. the bomb hit that building in the center of the screen as you saw in the video. and then as the smoke clears, what you're looking at is a lot of cash fluttering in the air. u.s. center command says they've hit several other cash storage sites. recently. isis needs that money to pay their fighters and recruit new ones. the army says it won't decide right now whether to bowe bergdahl money. he was later captured by a taliban affiliate group and held for five years until the u.s. negotiated his release. bergdahl is eligible for prisoner of war medal and purple heart. this he will make the decision after he's court marshalled. >> heather: live on youtube yesterday as a follow up to the state of the union and one of the questions was about the presidential campaign featuring
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>> over time, voters take a careful look, the closer you get to actually deciding on a president, everybody gets a little more sober. of it's less entertainment and it's a little more, this is serious business. >> heather: the white house says the tradition started after the president's state of the union address in 2010. however, this year's address actually had the lowest viewership since nielson, which is key that tracks ratings, started tracking it back in 1993. >> blair: bernie sanders in massachusetts, later, this morning, he's opening a field office in worcester. the second gain office for him in state. >> heather: history made in space. but it was not a walk without problems. coming up, the malfunction that overshadowed the astronauts major accomplishments. >> blair: and a young woman sent to the hospital. the front end of her car trashed. the reason it wasn't her fault and the see that? jill's gobbling up our bird's eye teriyaki broccoli. (mind-blowing sound) and look ben is going for more buffalo cauliflower. (mind-blowing sound)
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. >> heather: we're looking at a messy start to our saturday and this january nor'easter. a live look at the radar right now. green, red and orange, that's all rain. a closer look at the worcester area in the middle of the state, that's pink there right along the pike. and pink means glaze. in other words, that's freezing rain. here's a live look at the pike in bright ton right now. you can see there, the problem isn't glaze. more rain and visibility. the mass. d.o.t. is treating the state roads as needed. our team coverage does continue with fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brother who will be back in four minutes from now. teams on the scene in roslindale right now. this started just after 6:00 in
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it was a three alarm fire before crews were able to get it under control. we are working to get more details. we'll update as soon as we get more. >> blair: a broken arm and a huge chunk of ice into a teen and her vehicle right there. something easily could've been prevented. fox 25 ted daniel the terrifying tale and the penalties drivers can face for taking ice and vehicles out continue road. >> reporter: recently aired from 495 in haverhill. danger. the story, miranda cote and her father shared with us, another. >> i ended up fracturing my left radius in my left arm and my nose was bruised and lip split open. >> reporter: she's training to become a diesel mechanic and onner her way, on all of a sudden on 128 south in waltham,
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>> a car pretty in front of me, i end up slipping and hitting side of my car. and that caused the air bags to deploy. >> reporter: miranda said the air bag felt like a punch in the face. pushing her teeth through her bottom lip. >> when we got to where she was and picked her up and i could see -- she couldn't move her arm. and she's covered in blood. and there was a -- it was upsetting. >> reporter: it's unsafe to drive with snow and ice on your vehicle. and it's illegal. we contacted the massachusetts state police. a first offense typically carries a 40 dollar fine and the citation. but in cases like miranda involving injury, a motorist may be charged with negligent operation, it carries 200 dollar fine and maximum two years in prison. >> it doesn't hurt to clean it hurt people. >> heather: can really be dangerous there. meantime, police made a, showing drug discovery after arresting a
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police were called to the parking lot of a wal-mart in keene for reports that this man, jesse dennis, was hitting shopping carts with his car. officers were searching his car, he warned them to be careful because of chemicals he was using to cook meth. officers seized those supplies. dennis is now facing felony charges. >> blair: time now 7:48 and a warning for you this morning, keep an eye out for door-to-door scammers. men are knocking on doors in the section of hyde park, claiming they're with ever source. this he apparently ask for a copy of your bill. if you see them, the best thing to do is call boston police. >> this a fox 25 storm tracker weather alert. >> jason: good morning. i'm meteorologist jason brewer. still tracking a winter weather advisory. ice a concern in a few spots this morning. we do have the coldest air of the season in our forecast as well.
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bit of rain and snow and ice to get through this morning. before we can clear things out just in time for another round of a quick shot of snow even late sunday into monday. so i'll have the seven-day forecast coming up. weather forecast today, widespread rain and wind gusts we're watching this morning. the snow not too much of a concern until you get higher elevations so good news for skiers. ice a concern well north and west of boston. southern new hampshire even into the worcester hills, we have seen some freezing temperatures and icing concerns. right now, that rain really making its way up here with the nor'easter coming by. and you can clearly see where the accumulating snows will be, higher terrains, southern vermont. far western mass. over through southern new hampshire, seeing that pink. that's where the icing is occurring, all the way up into new hampshire. as we go to the sea coast, we're just getting mixing in some of ice there up to 495, not so much on the shore line, leominster to wimp. this is corridor, i've seen 32 degrees off and on all morning long.
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cars, sidewalks, that kind of thing, could have some light icing this morning. but from boston south ward, over to the cape and islands, it's all rain, it's just soaking rain. heavy at times. let's zoom in on those local temperatures, worcester at 32, north grafton as well. hollis, new boston, all of these readings at 32 degrees. that's why we're concerned for the icing in those spots. right on the border, natick at 34. but boston 37, and then upper 30s to 40s heading south and east ward there, 45 in falmouth, the winter weather advisory starts to expire throughout the morning for the massachusetts counties. but it does continue into the afternoon for southern new hampshire. so we'll have to watch out longer for that threat for some winter weather the farther north and west you go. there's future cast, there's our nor'easter, 7:30 in the morning. does a good job initializing where the rain snow line is. 10:00 a.m., still tracking that threat for the cold air to
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makes its way off to our south and east. the cold air starts to wrap in behind it. so the precipitation coming to an end early this afternoon. but i wouldn't be surprised if we closed it out with a quick change over to some fatter flakes and goes off shore and leaves us alone into the evening. winds are gusting 45 miles per hours. 46 the current wind gust there at nantucket. i'm showing you that because we do have a wind vishz for the cape and for nantucket. notice the wind direction. 15 to 25 out of the northwest. again, just that chance for a quick flip over to a few flakes from the north shore towards the sea coast. there's those high temperatures. upper 30s and lower 40s we do want to warm up a bit this afternoon not much and then into tomorrow, highs into the mid 30s and another shot of snow late sunday night into monday.
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for our monday morning commute. could get a quick shot of an inch or two in a few spot. and then the coldest air of the season, down to 12 on tuesday morning. >> blair: we'll feel that 12 on tuesday, won't we? thank you jason. it was a tragedy on the ice, local hockey player on a long road to recovery. coming up this morning, how this bruins star is working to help his fellow hockey player. >> heather: plus, it is a moment money are waiting for. the unbearably cute reveal
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there's a >> blair: happening today. get ready for this, heather,
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the panda cub making its debut, his name, is bay bay born back in august. the cub already weighs 20 pounds. since he was born, the 24 hour panda cameras had more than 5 and a half million views. a european space astronaut has made history after completing the first ever space walk by a british astronaut. this shows what the space walk looked like. they repaired a faulty component on the outside of the iss. their walk ended early after a leak discovered in the helmet. but they both made it safe back into the space station. >> heather: patrice bergeron now raising money for dana language. he's ralphing off access to his personal suite at the td garden at the game versus the ducks on january 26th. that money will go towards
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the marblehead native spufred a spinal cord injury when she hit the boards at gillette stadium, more than two weeks ago. that is a very generous gesture there. >> blair: hope it brings in a lot of money. >> heather: she really could use it. >> blair: she really could. a soggy start to the day today but that won't stop the patriots. the fans getting ready for the game. >> edelman is back and gronk is faking it, we're ready. >> jason: i'll have that patriots game forecast. tracking lots of rain and even some ice and snow concernsly i'll time them out for you coming up. >> heather: and massachusetts is looking into the possibility of passing recreational marijuana, a vote to make it legal. it does seem to be on the horizon. still ahead, the concerns, though, that legalization, may not look ed to the big financial boost that what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered...
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. >> jason: i'm tracking rain and even some ice and snow. team coverage straight ahead. >> reporter: i'm here in one of the areas hardest hit by all of this messy weather. the latest conditions and one of the biggest concerns as you're >> blair: kick off this playoffs. a possible trip to the super bowl is at stake. as the patriots take the field at gillette.
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at their hard to beat opponents. >> heather: plus a massachusetts native missing off of the coast of hawaii. one of a dozen of marines on a pair of helicopters that collided. how his friends and family are holding out hope he'll be found alive. >> heather: and good saturday morning. thanks so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news. it's 8 a.m. on saturday, january 16th. i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller. we're tracking a messy and dangerous start to our saturday morning so far. fox 25 has team coverage so far this morning. as all of it, snow, ice, and rain moves through the area. stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning. first let's get to fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brewer. this all part of a big system as you've been pointing out this morning. >> jason: mostly rain, the cold air along with it, enough cold
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surface. we've had freezing weather, west. but you can clearly see where the accumulating snows will be. the higher terrain, southern vermont across southern new hampshire. it's mostly the freezing rain, from keene to new boston, back into manchester, getting a mix bagged, reports of some flakes mixing in, here around i 90 locations. we have seen freezing rain this morning. good news, temperatures have actually come up just a little bit here, as we've gotten into the 8:00 hour. it's a lot of rain for the cape and islands and the south shore. right now, it's still 32 in worcester at the airport. but we are seeing above freezing conditions elsewhere. here's the nor'easter making its way off the coastline into the early afternoon. rain and snow wrapping up. could see a brief change over to snow as things ended around 12, 1:00, so for the patriots, chiefs, we're looking okay, tailgating rain but dry off for kick off. >> heather: just in time for kick off.
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inside. our team coverage continues now. parts of essex county are being hit hard by fog and freezing rain this morning. >> blair: fox 25 stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning. and that area seeing some of the worse of it this morning. >> reporter: and blair, we haven't seen any breaks when it comes to the rain. it's been steady and even pretty heavy sometimes. thankfully it's not rain, but, again, making for some very dangerous conditions. in fact, here we're along south main street. and you can see that the roads are covered. and the big problem is this: it's ponding. taking a look at just the side of this road right here. you can see that it dips. and that dip is collecting all of that rain, making for some very big puddles. so if you're headed out, that's definitely something to be aware. i did check in with lawrence, haverhill and lowell pd. so far so good. they've told me she haven't seen
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any particularly dangerous spots but again cautioning anyone headed out just to pay attention hydroplane. taking a look, i'm going to have my photographer pan in to the american flags showing you all morning long. you can see that they're waving in the wind and that's also been a problem because not only is it raining, it's also very gusty at times and that's forcing the rain to come down at an angle which, again, could cause drivers just to have maybe a little trouble on the roads this morning. i have been checking in with mass. d.o.t. and coming up in 30 minutes, the action that they took overnight. and also, what some are calling potentially good news with this weather in the long run. in haverhill, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: try to stay dry, stephanie, all right. now is the time to download the all new fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it, you'll be able to get custom forecast for where you live. it is a free download. >> blair: all of that weather
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the patriots take on the kansas city chiefs. kick off at 4:35 at gillette stadium and one player promised to play his heart out. more on chandler jones big apology. >> reporter: one of the top stories in the country, let alone new england. the patriots getting set for the first playoff game of 2016. and chandler jones has been in the headlines. he's also been at practice throughout the week. been at every meeting. but will he be disciplined in any fashion today for what transpired last sunday morning? it's a reasonable question but one bill belichick is not going to answer with his words, going to answer with his actions. >> find out on saturday. i could just xerox a copy of the game plan and send it over to kansas city. it might be easier for all of us. >> reporter: you know, bill being snarky self this week. among the leader in sacks, thursday afternoon, very contrite whilictaing
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apologizing for the fans. he's set set the bar very high for himself, feeling that he needs to step up because he let the team down a little bit. >> all i can focus on is kansas city. i know that sounds competitive and sounds like i'm repeating myself but that's what it is right now. becoming the best i can be to help the team out. this weekend is probably going to be -- i'm focused on having probably the biggest game of my life, just trying to clear this. >> reporter: it's warranted all eyes on chandler jones not only for what he did off the field. but more important how to slow down the offense when the game starts in. time leydonnox fox 25 news. >> blair: all of the drama surrounding jones, stems from last weekend. he showed up at the foxboro police department asking for medical helpful now they're questioning whether he got special treatment.
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o'leary also does work for gillette stadium. the department released a statement saying there was no conflict of interest. >> heather: one person is being treated for injuries after a fire at an apartment building. this is cell phone video you're looking at the scene on harrison street in roslindale. this video just came into our newsroom in the last few minutes. that fire broke out two hours ago, a massive response there. three alarms were called before that fire was able to knock down. damages at $60,000. the cause is still under investigation. the search will continue today for survivors after a pair of marine helicopters collided off the coast of oahu, hawaii and a hingham native is among the missing. the community there showing their support for the man's family. telling fox 25, the commonwealth and town flags will be replaced with marine corps and u.s. star flags to show a marine is missing. the family of christopher
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right now that he will be found alive as the second day of searching gets underway. the crash happened thursday night during a training mission. yesterday, dozens of search and rescue crews from multiple agencies just combed miles of wreckage out there, looking for the marines who were on board. orlando's high school friend tells fox 25 he's also hopeful the 2010 hingham high grad will be found alive. >> he's a fighter, i used to swim with him growing up. swimmer. just never give up hope. he's just a great kid. just praying for him and his family. just hope i get to receive him again. >> heather: there were a dozen marines between the two marine helicopters. right now the cause of the crash is still being investigated. officials say the two aircrafts did not issue a mayday call. it was actually a person on the beach who first reported the crash. >> blair: we're up dating breaking news now.
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regained control of the hotel in west africa. 126 people rescued but there are victims as well. at least 23 people were killed. four terrorists have also been killed, two of them women. a group quad al qaeda in the islamic maghreb has claimed responsibility. the same group launched an attack at a hotel in mali in november. boston police now have a man in police custody for a violent attack on new year's day. news of the arrest was breaking last night during our 10:00 hour. 22 yard pereira is being charged with rape, kidnapping and assault. he's accused of attacking a woman in dorchester. that woman found unconscious near columbia road just before 7 a.m. on new year's day. police say dna helped link pereira to the crime. >> heather: new this morning, a driver hospitalized with serious injuries after this head-on crash on the cape. look at this, it happened along route 6 a in sandwich overnight.
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the cars crossed the center line and hit the other. the jaws of life had to be used to get both of the drivers out. the crash is still under investigation. >> blair: a taxi driver is facing charges this morning. police say he was on drugs and alcohol while driving three kids to school. it all happened yesterday morning at shea memorial drive and route 18 in weymouth. police say william drummy, jr. of quincy ended up hitting another car. the passengers all under 18 told police that drummy was all over the road. driving fast, even drinking whiskey before the crash. no one there was hurt and this morning drummy is facing multiple charges. >> heather: a lot of questions remain this morning after a 5-year-old girl managed to walk out of school, go to a park next door, even walk home, all before anybody even noticed. it happened yesterday at john winthrop elementary school in dorchester.
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rain says she went outside because her teacher told her to. but the teacher said she meant she wanted her to wait outside the classroom, not the building. the school administration says she was only missing five minutes before anyone noticed. but the neighbor and rain's mother say it was mose like 20. >> it was very cold outside. without a coat, without nobody watching her, there was people sitting in the park, drinking and doing a whole bunch. anybody could've took her. >> heather: rain's mother says she no longer feels comfortable sending her daughter to the school. in a statement, boston red sox -- says it's disconcerting. they're investigating. >> heather: in the meantime, the fbi is investigating, a series of threats that shut down schools along the east coast. at least 10 schools in boston and the cape were targeted and it could, linked to threats in maryland and washington, d.c. as well.
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officials got a robo call, promising a device in the building would go off in 30 minutes. it forced evacuations at several area schools as k-9s searched the building, no device ever found. the threats remain under investigation. a quincy man accused of putting a family in danger. police say this man posed as a woman online. the disturbing messages he's accused of sending coming up. >> blair: plus a halfway house for veterans saying no thank you, to much needed federal money. next why the director says he would rather cut his own salary than take major money from the government. >> jason: i'm tracking pockets
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>> heather: and we are looking at a very messy start to your saturday. as we take a live look right now at the radar. time now 8:14. you can see all of that green and yellow over our area. that is all rain. also causing slippery conditions on the pike. this is live look from brighton. everybody's headlights on. slick conditions out there. visibility problems as well. mass. d.o.t. tweeting they are treating the roads.
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nor'easter and storm team. >> blair: a man in jail accused of using a woman's identity of kidnapping and torturing the woman and her family. thomas sheehan is the man in jail and facing charges. maura healey says she wants to make sure that current laws are strict enough so that the, quote, severity of the alleged crimes. >> heather: the director of a new hampshire halfway house for homeless vets is cutting his own salary to save costs. the move is meant to make up the difference of federal aid that he just turned down. and fox 25 catherine burcham reports, that aid, if he had accepted would require the home to use drugs and alcohol. >> we're doing the right thing because it's the right thing. >> reporter: for the three years that keith howard has ha run the liberty house, he's helped local veterans beat addiction and the
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>> if you look around here, this is a brotherhood, this is not a business. >> reporter: the 10 bed houseworks on hard work, and a shoe string budget. so perhaps it was a surprise when howard chose to forego 10s of thousands of dollars from federal aid from housing and urban development or hud. >> we just stepped away from 40,000 dollars in federal money which makes it $40,000 harder to make ends meet. >> reporter: under a new program, regulations now require transitional homes to accommodate drug and alcohol use in the facility. >> i do. i say thank god. i found a place that's safe, it's sober. >> reporter: navy veteran, gym mccormick is fighting his own battle against addiction in the liberty house. one which he said he would never win if he knew he could still drink while staying here. >> it's an enabling program. sure enough it takes them off
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into the element they were table to do that got them into the streets. >> reporter: and liberty house will stay a sober house even if giving up funding. keith howard is giving up 50% of his salary to bridge the gap. he says when it stacks up against the other sacrifices these veterans have made, it's a small one. >> we're not victims here. we're standing on our two feet having made a decision and we will live with the consequences. >> reporter: in manchester, kathryn burcham, fox 25 news. >> this is a fox 25 storm >> jason: good morning, i'm meteorologist jason brewer, tracking widespread rain and even the chance of ice, and even some snow still in the forecast through the early afternoon and then everything starts to move out. the rain will be over for the patriots game. and then we have another snow chance ahead. and i'll be timing that out for you in the seven-day forecast. so stay tuned for that.
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widespread rain but also to a lesser degree the snow and the ice still a concern throughout the morning and into the early afternoon. let's zoom in and show you the freezing temperatures are. southern new hampshire, 31, 32 degrees. also seeing 32 in worcester all night into the early morning. so some icing concerns and even a change over to some snow appears to be underway, well north and west of boston. so 37 at logan. 35 in natick. not much concern for icing there. the cape and islands, mid 40s just some wind and rain. look at the satellite and radar picture up close, there's southern new hampshire, back into south earn this vermont, that's where the accumulating snow is more likely. just seen that rain snow line come south into northern massachusetts, ash pea over into pep rill.
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over with freezing temperatures, watch out along 190, for some freezing on the untreated surfaces like the sidewalks and the cars. can't rule that out. be extra cautious stepping out this morning. and elsewhere, look at that steady rain coming up as this low pressure swirls by to our south. we do have a winter weather advisory in affect. we do have affect for slick spots. north of botch, noontime, southern new hampshire into the mid-afternoon at least for you. current wind gusts 15, 20 miles per hour. look what's going on here, 48 just reported in nantucket. getting some wind the cape and islands under a wind advisory for today. i want to show you the forecast wind gusts out of the northwest by about 1:30 this afternoon. that's the dryer colder air making its way in. i wouldn't be surprised if we did manage to get enough cold
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get flip over the left over precipitation to snow. there's the rain snow line still northwest of the city. as she wed through the afternoon, the model still showing rain, anywhere north and snowflakes early afternoon. there's 5:00, beginning to see a little bit of sun far west, but too late to brighten any of us up. sunset will be around 4:30 and we'll be seeing clearing conditions overnight. but high temperatures today pretty much what you see is what you get. they're not going to move much. all of the rain and snow moves out of here in the afternoon and we just get caught in upper 30s to the upper 40s. seven-day forecast looks dry for the better part of the day tomorrow. watch out for another quick shot of snow, one or two inches possible. could be a snag for monday morning drag time. tuesday morning, coldest air of the season. 12 degrees with wind chills below zero. blair and heather. >> blair: new this morning, the owner of the brew wins in a trademark fight with u.s. government.
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company that runs the lodges restaurants and stores in yosemite national park. that number is grossly exaggerated, they say. >> heather: the state of new hampshire is considering creating a death benefit for school employees killed in the line of duty. a public school worker will be able to receive as much as $100,000 if their loved one dies on the job. it will apply to both accidents and instances of violence. >> blair: a woman's lunch order landing her in a world of trouble. >> what can i get for you? one of slice of cheese pizza. >> blair: she's accused of neglecting her duty and putting lives in danger. >> heather: it's true, after decades on the air, sesame
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a lunch order. a sman trying to get help from a seizure, no one answering 911. instead, they discover the dispatcher was on the line for 8 minutes ordering food. take a listen. >> okay. what can i get for you. >> let me have one slice of cheese pizza. >> okay. >> let me a have lunch special, the pizza lunch special for two cheese pizzas and a coke. >> okay. >> let me have the lunch special, two pepperonis and a coke. >> for 8 minutes that goes on. that dispatcher was written up after making a mistake. the man who had the seizure is thankfully i don't think. >> heather: glad to hear that. there is a class action lawsuit in the works over this popular lip balm here. one woman says her lips became cracked and dry after using oes. we've got a lot of them around
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now other eos users are making similar claims. the company maintains the product is safe, though and the lawsuit is baseless. happening today the new season of sesame street is kicking off with a whole new look. for starters, and this is really disappointing to a lot of people, the beloved children's show will no longer be available to everybody. it's now going to air on hbo. which of course you have to have a subscription for. instead of pbs. eagle eyed viewers, also known as big bird is moving up in the world. tree. he's not the only character with a change of address. either elmo now lives in a brownstone, moving up in the world as well. and oscar the grouch will pop up through an underground tunnel bins and trash can. good reminders to remind people to recycle and not just come out of a trash can.
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>> blair: patriots fans coming out, to root on the team. >> i believe in patriots, we believe in them. >> go, go! >> blair: go go! we all believe. a look at the team the pats are looking to beat. >> jason: tracking reports of snow and ice. show you where to watch out for that straight ahead. >> reporter: it's certainly a messy morning out here if you're hitting the road. the find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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complete new england news coverage continues right now, this is fox 25 morning news. >> blair: and a weather alert this morning. here's why. a live look at the radar shows you what we're tracking this morning. a huge storm hitting our area as we speak and see the heavy rain heading our way but also snow and icy conditions. a lot to talk about. it's saturday, january 16th. good to have you with us. >> heather: i'm heather hegedus. it's quite a mess out there, unfortunately, it's a january nor'easter and fox 25 has team coverage as the rain and ice moves through our area. stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill for us, where there's been freezing rain and wind. first we want to get over to fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brewer in the storm weather center. the good news for people in massachusetts, this should be out of here soon. >> jason: absolutely. it is moving quickly. the cold air beginning to be drawn in here on the northwest
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so you're starting to see that snow becoming more prevalent in parts of southern new hampshire, far western massachusetts, southern vermont. we'll zoom in here. the higher terrain of southern vermont all the way through southern new hampshire here we've changed over to snow. rain snow line very distinct. north of garner there, that's where we're seeing the coldest air and ice on the border there of that line. ipswich, newburyport, all rain, but as it moving eastward, we'll draw more cold air on the backside of it and we could see a brief change over to snow on the north shore. boston up into the sea new hampshire early afternoon before everything moves out. there's 4:30 no more precipitation or snow. so the tailgate ing rain at
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the track for more snow. >> heather: parts of essex county facing problems. >> blair: they sure are. fox 25 stephanie coueignoux talking about the area where you are saying it may be the worse this morning. >> reporter: it's been rainy, and windy, and that's really been the story this morning. taking a look here behind me. the rain let up in the last 20 minutes, so finally some good news if you're headed out on the main street. still take a look, you can see that shine here on the roads. there are some slick spots. so definitely if you are headed out, because it's so cold, there could be some ice on the roads just to be careful. taking a look, though, you can see some of these snow piles here. and this, again, is what was left over from what we saw earlier in the week and in the past few days. but the good news is because of all of this rain, it actually has washed away some of that snow overnight when the
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the problem is that now that the temperatures have dropped once again, that has caused some ice. i've been checking in with mass. d.o.t. they told me that overnight, they actually had crews out on the roads, treating them, just to make sure that the ice didn't form. but, again, because of the rain that may have washed some of that treatment away. so you definitely want to be careful. coming up, though, in 30 minutes, i have been checking in with local police departments. and going to let you know about any weather related accidents and the very latest from them coming up again in 30 minutes. in haverhill, i'm stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: all right. stephanie. now is the time to download the fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it, get custom forecast for exactly where you live. the best part is it is free. it's a free download in the apple and google app stores right now. >> blair: the first round for the patriots when they take on
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going to have an easy time either. the run down on the chiefs who have been unstoppable in recent weeks. >> reporter: it's natural to focus on the home team, tell their stories as game time approaches. but as we get set for kick off between the patriots and the chiefs, now a chance to look a little deeper at kansas city. since starting the season 1 and 5. the chiefs have been unstoppable, they're off 11 straight wins they almost won the afc west they've done it with defense, that's a concern for the patriots. kc's d is in the top 10 in almost every major statistical cater go. they played great against houston last week. this he play doneness stick against a team, they know today is a incredible opportunity. but they're presented with playing today's game without one of their top weapons, jeremy mack cline has an ankle sprain. a huge set back and might mean more for tight end travis kelly. >> it's a statement game for us, for anybody that will come into
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take on the patriots. and who they are. it's a challenge, but at the same time, we're excited for it and ready for it. >> reporter: from the pats perspective, all eyes on chandler jones to start this one. will he start in how much will he play? will he be effective when he gets out there. really good story line out there. today. a lot of intensity, on twitter and facebook, and tone the on the news at 10 and fox 25 sports wrap. hope to see you then. tom leydon, fox 25 news. >> blair: they'll be sending out the latest updates from gillette. that is all on myfoxboston.com starting at kick off at 4:35. >> heather: new this morning, a civil rights investigation has wrapped into a former melrose middle school teacher who referred to slaves and plantationses while reprimanding a black teenager. it happened back in 2014. the teacher told a student.
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slave would to a master. the teacher was suspended after the incident, transferred jobs and since retired. telling "the globe" that the comment was inappropriate but not overly derogatory. >> blair: a teacher was removed from the middle high school for what's being called improper behavior towards a student. fox 25 creek the news of a criminal investigation thursday night. the superintendent sent an e-mail alert to parents saying police are involved. this morning, fox 25 is not identifying the teacher because police have not filed any charges. parents say the teacher works with students with special needs. >> he does a lot with the kids and for the kids. and he's a wonderful guy. so, i mean, i i this -- i think he's getting a raw deal. >> it is very troubling, they're teachers they're supposed to be held to a higher standard. >> blair: fox 25 reached out to the superintendent police chief and the d.a.'s office and so far have not heard back.
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committee member now banned from all school properties because of two controversial sentences that turned hampstead new hampshire upside down. budget chairman committee member jorge mesa-tejada was talking about the possibility of a shooting. school members brought up how the school has portable classrooms and students have to walk outside. that's when jorge mesa-tejada went into a specific explanation about how he would execute a mass shooting. listen to this: >> i would wait for recess, i would hide in the woods behind them and i would kill them. >> heather: as you can imagine, parents are outraged, they have flooded the superintendent with calls and e-mails. we reached out to jorge mesa-tejada. he had no comment. it will be up to the town what happens with his town budget position. >> blair: when the president spoke earlier this week, very few were listening and now he's trying a different tactic to try to break through. >> this is serious business.
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>> blair: come up this morning, the president's answer to a messy 2016 election campaign. >> heather: plus the criminal case against bill cosby may soon disappear. next, the key piece of evidence that some are now saying is not admissible in court. >> jason: rain, snow, even ice, i'll huh. introducing centrum vitamints. a brand new multivitamin you enjoy like a mint. with a full spectrum of essential nutrients... surprisingly smooth, refreshingly cool. i see you found the vitamints. new centrum vitamints. a delicious new way to get your
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. >> heather: new this morning, an e-mail could end up shutting
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case against comedian bill cosby. that e-mail was sent last year and it mentions a decades old verbal agreement between a former pennsylvaniian district attorney and cosby's lawyer. the deal was if cosby testifies in a civil assault case, the deposition wouldn't be able to use in a criminal matter. that deposition is a key piece of evidence in the criminal sexual assault case against cosby. the da in the original case says cosby will have to testify about the old deal. he says if that happens, the deposition will not be able to be used. >> blair: the army says it won't decide right now whether to award bowe bergdahl medals for his time in captivity. he's accused of walking off the base in 2009. he was later captured by taliban affiliated group for five years until they negotiated his release. he is for prisoner of war medal and purple heart. the army says it will make a
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marshalled. >> heather: president obama yielding questions live off youtube yesterday as a follow-up for his state of the union. one of the questions for the value la tile 2016 presidential campaign presenting pretty noisy front-runners. >> over time the voters take a closer look, the closer you get to actually deciding on a president, everybody gets a little more sober. it's less entertainment and a little more this is serious business. >> heather: the white house says the tradition of doing the youtube address started after the president's state of the union address back in 2010. however, this year's address actually had the lowest viewership since nielson, which tracks ratings, started tracking state of the unions back in 1993. >> blair: today bernie sanders will expand his presence in massachusetts. this morning, he's opening a field office in worcester. it is the second campaign office in this state. >> heather: history made in space. but it wasn't a walk without problems, unfortunately.
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>> heather: the time is now 8:45. we're looking at a messy start to your saturday. take a look at the radar right now. you can see the green and yellow and orange. that is all rain causing problems across the state and up north as well. causing slippery conditions on the pike. live look from brighton, mass. doth is out there treating roads. real slick conditions on our roads and fog and visibility as well.
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nor'easter under 30 minutes with fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jooib jason brewer. >> blair: the incriminating picture taken on a stolen ipad and it was the victim who led the police to the suspect's door. >> reporter: this picture stands out from the usual selfies, that's 19-year-old ralphy oh veer row who smiled on for the camera on the ipad he stole along with other items he sfoel on the west side of rain that. it was one of the quicker crimes solved largely because of the victim. after the break in, the victim checked his i cloud storage and found this picture. >> if they had logged onto their pictures. >> the victim also checked the find my iphone app and led to the suspect's home right here. we went to the home but didn't
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fox 25 digital expert robert sis sill yawn know with hot shot shields told me, he's seen other cases like this. >> dumb criminals never cease to amaze me. with technology today the way it is connected to the cloud, it's more and more plausible that criminals will self incriminate themselves. >> reporter: it's not just this picture that police are pointing out, it's this one, that the they hope the 19-year-old remembers. >> it helps to his technologically challenged help us, the very generation that makes fun of us has to pay the price in this case. >> reporter: police say there could be more charges in this case. >> heather: a warning this morning, keep an eye out, for door-to-door scammers. men are walking on doors in hyde park, claiming they're with ever source. they ask for a copy of your bill. if you see them, you should call
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>> this is a storm tracker weather alert. >> jason: welcome back, i'm jason brewer, we have northern rain and ice and even some snow to keep track of. and another chance of more snow. as head back into work and school on monday, mlk day, some of us back to work. but another chance of snow in the seven-day forecast. and talking about that patriots game forecast as well. right now taking a look at the temperatures, lower 30s, new boston over to swansea into boylston, so southern new hampshire, southern vermont, getting more accustoming threat for snow. anywhere down 190 towards worcester, 32 degrees all morning long. so we do have icing concerns in parts of the worcester hills. now back here through lynn, boston, walpole, all in the mid and upper 30s so not much of a threat for any ice. south and eastward, 40s. so just a lot of rain and wind
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i'd like to show you that very fine line, though, of where the ice and the rain and snow is. it's really from the massachusetts, new hampshire border, now stretching to near banned from all school property arre, getting that rain changed over to snow. this changes all the way back to greenfield. pepperell and mashpee, these changing over to big flakes here, right around worcester. 32 degrees here. so icing concerns, framingham, a lot of rain. go back towards the cape and islands islands look at all of this heavy rain off and on. not going to last all day. the back edge of it right here into southern massachusetts now. let's track it with future cast, 8:30 in the morning still allot of rain, even north and west. notice the colder air starts to deepen a bit. do see that snow threat. especially southern new
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back up into far west. models showing all rain near boston left over. but as the cold air comes in on the backside of the you will will. we can't rule out it will flip over to big flakes a brief period of time before we dry out for good just in time for the kick off with the patriots and chiefs out there at gillette stadium. winter weather advisory. massachusetts county until noon, southern new hampshire a longer into the afternoon. and wintsdz are gusting anywhere from 15 to 35 miles an hour, along the coastline. but look at nantucket, 48 miles an hour wind gusts recently. so a nor'easter come by wind advisory cape and nantucket today. notice the wind direction out of the north he's west by 2:00, colder dryer air starting to work in. with that on the backside be can't rule out snow change over briefly on the sea coast and north shore.
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locations south ward, mid 40s, what you see what you get. tomorrow, we're dry for the later part of the day. watch out on monday morning, drive time. those of you us headed back to work, snow showers possible. an then the coldest air of the season likely by tuesday morning. 12 with below zero wind chills. >> blair: thank you, jason. first of three winning ticket holders from this week's record setting powerball drawing has now come forward in tennessee. john and lisa robinson went to the lottery headquarters with their smiles to claim that prize friday afternoon. after announcing their fortune early that morning on national tv. the couple plans to continue to working at least for now is what they say. the other two winners have not yet come forward. >> heather: unhads of store closures world wide. wal-mart saying that will put people out of work. at least two of those stores are in massachusetts.
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ever mass closing on friday with 269 stores worldwide closing their doors. 154 of them are in the u.s. about 10,000 u.s. employees will be impacted. the store closed -- the stores that are closing in massachusetts, that will be sam's club in seekonk and fall river. and both rhode island and connecticut also are both losing a store each. >> blair: tragedy on the ice. a local hockey player on a long road to recovery. coming up how the bruins sta-are is working to help his fellow hockey player. >> heather: plus a moment we're waiting for, the un-bear-ably cute reveal that's happening what would you do with five minutes to kill, and a smart phone? check the scores. probably post a pic. text a friend. how about
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>> blair: get ready for this pandemonium at the zoo. bay bay was born in august, not baby. >> heather: not baby. >> blair: the cub already weighs 20 pounds. since he was born, the 24 hour panda cam has had more than five and a half million views. a european space astronaut making his trip first ever space walk by a british astronaut. this shows what the walk looked like. they repaired a fault component on the outside of uss. both astronauts made it safely back inside the space station. >> heather: a boston bruins star stepping up to help a professional woman's hockey player. patrice bergeron now raising money for dana language.
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suite at the garden for the bruins game versus the you can dids coming up on january 26th. that money will go toward's language's medical expenses. the marblehead native suffered spinal cord injuries since she hit the board at gillettes a few weeks ago. >> blair: it's a great thing he's doing. >> heather: absolutely. very generous and that will be a fun time for whoever wins. >> blair: great access. >> heather: yeah, really neat. >> blair: the patriots fans getting ready for today's big game. >> edelman is back, gronk is faking it. and we're going to kill them. >> blair: coming up, another trip towards the super bowl. >> jason: sinking south ward and tell you when this clears out straight ahead. >> heather: as we've been reporting massachusetts is looking into the possible of passing recreational marijuana. a vote to make it legal on the horizon.
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>> jason: i'm tracking rain, ice, and snow, we'll have team coverage straight ahead. >> reporter: i'm here in one of the areas hardest hit by all of this messy weather. the latest conditions and one of
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hitting the roads this morning. >> blair: kick off this afternoon for game one of the playoffs. a possible trip to the super bowl is at stake as the patriots take to the field at gillette. this morning, fox 25 has a look at their hard to beat opponent. >> heather: plus a massachusetts native missing off of the coast of hawaii. one of a dozen marines on board of a pair of helicopters that collided. how his friends and family are holding out hope he'll be found alive. >> v. >> heather: all right everybody. thanks so much for waking up with the fox 25 morning news this soggy saturday. 9 a.m., saturday, january 16th. i'm heather hegedus. >> blair: and i'm blair miller. many of you waking uppo a messy start to your saturday morning. fox 25 has coverage of the snow ice and rain moving through the area right now. haverhill.
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meteorologist jays con brewer the storm. speak. our snow line sinking south ward here as opposed to the past couple of hours, more folks impacted by at least some changing over to snow. so anywhere from boston, south and east, lots of rain. but of course as we get into southern vermont parts of southern new hampshire, steady band of snow now. townsend gardner, down towards barre, lots of reports of snow there, right on the line. metrowest communities, towards barnstable, all rain. winter weather advisory, northwest of boston. the area of most concern. the worcester hills, back into southern new hampshire and the higher terrain, of course, in vermont, getting the accumulated snows. let's show constitute latest model run now picking up on that change over to snow before this all wraps up.
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some of the snow mixing in even around boston, to north shore, the sea coast of new hampshire, there's 4:30, though, just in time for the patriots kick off, we should be just fine, no rain left over, drying things out. a temperature of 39 degrees. >> heather: just talking about that change over to snow. but we are looking at other problems, too. parts of essex county being hit by foggy and rain this morning. >> blair: stephanie coueignoux is live in haverhill this morning. conditions there not really letting up. >> reporter: no. although, i have to say, blair, that within the last 10 minutes, the rain has calmed down just a little bit. but the problem is, that we've been seeing rain for hours now. because of that, take a look. you can see the roadway here along south main street is very slick and further down you can see this enormous puddle on the side of the road. that looks like, at least an inch of rain there, collecting for hours. and that is really one of the
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headed out on the roads. these deep ponds that could cause you to hydroplane, if you're headed out, definitely be careful, take it easy. because you could hit one of these puddles and cause very dangerous conditions here. taking a look, i want to also draw your attention to these american flags. we've been showing you that all morning long. the wind has been an issue causing the rain to really go at an angle quite often. but you can see that the wind has died down just a little bit. there's still some gusts out here. so another big concern. i also checked in with lowell, lawrence and haverhill police. the good news is, so far no weather related accidents. but of course a lot of folks waking up right now, just starting to head on the road. so that's something they're keeping a close eye on. meantime, coming up in 30 minutes, the action that mass. d.o.t. took overnight. and also the potential good news that could come out of this weather in the long run.
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coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> heather: with this severe weather, now is a perfect time to download the all new fox 25 storm tracker weather app. on it get custom forecast for exactly where you live. it is free to download. >> blair: and as we mentioned all of that weather expected to move out before the patriots take on the kansas city chiefs. stadium. here's tom leydon at which players could take the field for the first time in weeks. >> reporter: counting down the hours to kick off. we want to get you ready by focusing on the key issues throughout the fox 25 morning news. lost in distraction of the schj issues, the fact that julian edelman is expected to return to action today for the pats and what a difference he can make. frankly what a difference the patriots need him to make. he's one of those players who opens up the offense, speeds up things for tom brady, takes the pressure off the offensive lines
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he's not played since breaking his foot against the giant. he's certainly not worried about reinjuring his foot when he takes the field. >> i'll go full throttle regardless. so if it goes, it goes. >> reporter: has the rehab process tried your patience a little bit? >> oh definitely. i'm kind of my own worst enemy when it comes to that. trying to overpush things. and we've had our staff work with me to keep me from hurting my self. so i think i always hand it pretty decent. >> reporter: look for him to get involved early, get the blood flowing. i'll be curious if i of goes back to punt. he's always been good at handling the ball on kicks. so keep an eye on that. if he is fielding punts you know he's in pretty good physical condition. we'll cover it all after the game on the fox 25 news at 10. and the on the sports wrap. tom leydon, fox 25 morning news. >> blair: breaking this morning, one person being treated after a house fire.
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that fire broke out about three hours ago. you can see the massive fire response. three alarm response to this. estimated around $60,000. but the cause is still under investigation this morning. >> heather: the search continues for survivors after a pair of marine helicopters collided off the coast of oahu, hawaii and a hingham native is among the missing. that family and friends telling fox 25 the commonwealth and town floridainging will be replaced today with marine star flags flowing inverted to show a marine is missing of the family of christopher orlando still holding out hope that orlando is found alive as the second day of searching gets underway now. that crash happened thursday night during a training mission. yesterday, dozens of search and rescue crews from multiple agencies combed miles of correct damage out there. looking for the marines who were on board. orlando's high school friends tell fox 25 he's still remaining
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school graduate could be found alive. >> he's a fighter. i mean, i used to swim with him growing up. i know he's a phenomenal swimmer. i just -- never give up hope. just a great kid. praying for him and his family. hope i get to see him again. >> heather: and there were a dozen marines between the two helicopters. and right now no word still whether any of them have been found. right now the cause of the crash is still being investigated. officials say the two aircrafts did not issue a mayday call. it was actually a person on a beach who first reported that crash. >> heather: we are close to following breaking news. security forces with a u.s. military member alongside, have regained control of a hotel in west africa today. this all happening at a luxury resort in burkina faso. 126 people have been rescued but there are victims as well. at least 10 confirmed dead. 23 people hurt.
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two of them are women. a group called al qaeda in the islamic maghreb have claimed responsibility. the same group launched an attack on a mali hotel in november. we will continue to monitor the latest with breaking news as developments come in to us. >> blair: boston police have a man in custody for a violent attack on new year's day. news of the arrest was breaking last night during our 10:00 hour. 22-year-old pereira, of boston, is being charged with rape, kidnapping and assault. he's accused of attacking a woman in dorchester, that woman was found unconscious, during of columbia road just before 7 a.m. on new year's day. dna helped link pereira to the crime. a taxi driver facing charges, police say he was on drugs and alcohol while driving three kids to school. it happened yesterday morning at shea memorial drive in route 18 in weymouth. police say william drummy, jr. of quincy ended up hitting another car while trying to past a car on the left while it
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according to the police report, passengers all under 18, tell police that drummy was all over the road, driving fast and even drinking whiskey before the crash. no one was hurt, though and the theiring morning drummy facing multiple charges. >> heather: a lot of questions remain this morning after a 5-year-old girl managed to walk out of school, go to a park next door and then walk home all before anybody noticed. it happened yesterday at john winthrop elementary school in dorchester. that girl, raine givens is her name, was found by a neighbor. rain says she went outside because her gym teacher told her to. but the teacher said she meant she wanted rain to wait outside the classroom, not the building. now the school district says the little girl was only missing for about five minutes before someone noticed. but that neighbor and rain's mother say it was more like 20 minutes. >> it was very cold outside. without a coat. without nobody watching her. people sitting in the park drinking appeared doing a whole bunch. so anybody could've took her.
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reign's mother says she told the principal she no longer feels comfortable sending her daughter to school. in a statement, fox 25 the school says it's disconcerting reign discovered a weakness the the school safety procedures. the district is now investigating >> the fbi is now investigating aer series of threats that shut down schools along the east coast including in massachusetts. at least 10 schools in boston and the cape were targeted. officials think it could be linked to threats in maryland and washington, d.c. it happened yesterday. school administrative officials got a robo call which was promising a device in the minutes. situation forced evacuations at several area schools. and k-9s searched the buildings. fortunately, no threats were found. but those threats do remain under investigation. >> blair: marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev will not get a new trial and must pay
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fox 25 obtained 11 page document detailing the amount that dzhokhar tsarnaev he owes. the victims will get certain amount and the rest will go to the massachusetts victim compensation fund. the payouts to unnamed victims million. we're told the money will be taken from any moneys raised on his behalf and distributed among the victims. >> heather: a quincy man is danger. police say this man right here posed as a woman online. disturbing messages he's accused of sending coming up. >> blair: plus a trip used a learning experience for recreational marijuana. the concerns for massachusetts used by the marijuana industry in colorado. >> jason: we're getting pictures of snow making all the
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she's got what it takes to do the toughest i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. . >> heather: it's 9:14. and quite a messy start to your saturday. if you haven't stepped outside. take a look at this radar. a january nor'easter. as you can see on the radar, all of that green and yellow and orange, that's all rain. but there is some pink in southern new hampshire. just touching across the border
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that pink is snow. there's also glaze and sleet. there's a lot going on there. here's a live look at the pike in brighton of you can see along. our team coverage will continue with storm tracker meteorologist jason brewer tracking this all and back in four minutes. >> blair: this morning, a quincy man in jail accused of using a grove land woman's identity accused of making threats of attacking the family. he's now facing multiple charges, including crimes involving children. the attorney general's office is also investigating this. maura healey says she wants to make sure the current laws are strict enough for the, quote, severity of the alleged crimes. >> heather: cultivating can anybody bass. fox 25 was the only television station in as lawmakers got an up close look at the marijuana industry there.
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process from seed to sale. vanessa welch was there with them and she reports just like any other field trips there was a lot of lessons learned and some lawmakers say big concerns if massachusetts voters say yes to the idea. >> reporter: a unique show and tell for 8 massachusetts senators touring a pot shop in denver. we were with them when they asked questions about price, pot tennessee. successful trip. >> it's up to the voter of massachusetts in november. but if it does come through, then we've learned a lot. >> the jeanie is out of the bottle. can anybody bass is going to be legalized. >> reporter: he told me pot is colorado's new gold rush, a green rush of sorts. '78 people work here, serving 150 customers a day.
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program in the state of colorado and eventually through the entire nation, is to crush the black market. >> reporter: he showed me how marijuana is tagged allowing the states to track the sales from seed to sales. blue for recreational, yellow for medical. that stays with the plant as it matures in the grow house and has been sold to the public colorado's green rush, hasn't been the money maker they expected. it will generate 70 to 1 in i will why indollars in revenue this year. a lot of that money goes to enforcement. leading it to net 55 million. just a small percentage of the its budget. we wanted to know where the profit would go in massachusetts. >> reporter: could the tacks be used for the mbta? >> the answer is probably not. >> reporter: senator says like colorado, a large chunk would be spent on enforcement and health and education campaigns. with very little left over.
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we would bring in probably would not do much more than cover those costs. >> vanessavel. ly, fox 25. >> heather: reports now with they will report to the senate president by the end of the month. >> >> jason: welcome back, i'm tracking that threat for widespread rain. but our snow line making its way south ward close to barre area. freezing temperatures in worcester right now. worcester hills certainly icing concerns and weather threat index as well. let's go over to radar. nor'easter coming by along the south coast, it's going to make its way out of here rather quickly today. not going to be an all day affair. but right through about 12 to 1:00. we're still going to have to watch out for some snow and of course some rain.
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rain from boston south ward. anywhere north and west where you're seeing that snow line popping up here. so keene, back over to brattleboro. richmond, all the way down into parts of northwestern massachusetts. we're seeing the snow back here around southern new hampshire. right over towards nashua. the snow line has made its way north ward according to radar. down into leominster as well. mostly rain. but did have pictures in from barre where the snow is flying. hold area where flakes are sticking to the ground. heavy precipitation, when you get that heavy round of rain, draw the cold air down, get flakes to mix in. likely what we're seeing here along 190, back to east, warmer if you can call it that. metrowest areas into upon. not concerned about much in the way of accumulating snows couldn't rule over a flip over to big flakes here just on the either side of the noontime and
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temperatures in the 40s for the cape and islands. no freezing concerns here. 38 in boston. notice 32, worcester and orange both. so some icing on the untreated surfaces a concern. there's our nor'easter making its way off to the atlantic and in its wake that cold air deepening. a brand new model run finally picking up on the potential to flip over to into a little bit of snow, even the boston area, north shore, sea coast of new hampshire. anything left could change over to snow briefly, 2, 3:00. dry conditions. there's game time. just clouds. and a cool breeze with upper 30s at kick off. so the winter weather advisory in affect. north and west of boston through midday. it will linger longer into the afternoon for southern new hampshire and southern vermont. and then will be all in the clear. temperaturewise today we'll be in the 30s and 40s and the winds
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in fact, we've seen gusts of 40 or so around nantucket. that will continue for the rest of the day. a wind advisory for the cape and islands. northwest winds take over and bring in the chilly air. on in to the afternoon and into the night tonight. there are those high temperatures, kind of what you see is what you get. in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow, 25 in the morning. 36 in the afternoon. and then snow late into early monday. coldest air of the season by monday night. >> blair: a woman's lunch order landing her in a world of trouble. >> okay. what can i get for you? >> one slice of cheese pizza. >> blair: next, she's accused of neglecting her duty and how that put lives in danger. >> heather: big changes coming for everyone's favorite much pets. after decades on the air, sesame street is changing its address. tell you where it's moving to
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. >> blair: 911 calls going unanswered at one dispatch center. the whole fiasco being blamed at a lunch order. a man trying to get help from
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no one was answering the 911. instead that advertise patcher was on the other line ordering food. >> what can i get for you? >> one slice of cheese pizza. let me have a lunch special, two cheese pizzas and a coke. let me have the lunch special, two pepper rottens and a coke. >> blair: well that 911 dispatcher was written up after admitting to making a mistake. that man having a seizure was okay. >> heather: that's good news. over this lip balm, you've probably seen these lip balms everywhere. one woman claims her lips became dry and cracked after using them. other users are making similar claims. the company maintains the product is safe and says the lawsuit is baseless. ham today, the new season. sesame street is kicking off but
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for starters very new look. the show is debuting on hbo, which you have to pay for. viewers may notice that big bird has moved up in the world. literally. his home is now in a tree. he's not the only character with a change of address, elmo is moving up into a brownstone, that's where he's going to be living and oscar the grouch will pop up through an underground tunnel that connects to recycling and compost bins. teaching kids about recycling. >> blair: doing the right thing. the process gear up for the first game of the playoffs and fans are ready to root on the team. >> we believe in the patriots. >> we believe. >> go. go! >> blair: we all believe. more coming up next on the team the pats are trying to beat. >> jason: much more on how far the snow makes it today. straight ahead.
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messy morning out here if you're
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. >> blair: here's a look, you
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there, a huge storm in our area tracking more snow in the area right now. good to have you with us, i'm blair miller. >> heather: this soggy saturday, i am heather hegedus. fox 25 has team coverage. stephanie coueignoux is live at haverhill for us this morning. where we're tracking freezing rain and winds. but first get over to fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brewer and the storm tracker weather center. because as blair mentioned you've been getting images in now, of snow west of worcester. >> jason: yeah, absolutely. that's where the snow line has come down. there's barre coming from twitter there, lauren, paxton, snow flying. around holden there, parts of worcester is as far south as south boston forwards the cape and islands. it's really all the rain. vermont. southern new hampshire for the snow. the line in gardner down to barre, even farther south
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rates to bring snow down now. to parts of the west side of town. of course getting those reports. there's the rain from p-town down to nantucket. wind as well. temperaturewise, 33 worcester, 35 bedford. there's some icing concern, where we've had pockets of 30 to 32 this morning. mainly north and west. as we head through 11:00 a.m., could rule out some flakes mixed around the boston area, north shore up to the sea coast of new hampshire through about 1:00 and then it's out of here. 4:30 game time. going to, fine as far as the weather goes. cloudy, breezy and temps in the upper 30s but rain and snow chances are gone for the kick off. >> heather: weather clearing up just in time for kick off. but our team coverage continues now with a look at essex county up north and parts of that county hit by fog and freezing rain this morning and wind as well. >> blair: stephanie coueignoux is live there in haverhill and mostly rain there, right, stephanie?
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getting any snow, blair and heather. it's just been a constant rain that's actually turned into snow that caused a big problem here, already look behind me and see the slick -- definitely has been -- ice -- we did have crews overnight treating roads. but, again, especially when you are talking about those side roads. those may not be treated. you definitely want to be cautious out there. especially as the snow starts -- there could be patches -- taking a look, though, you can still see snow in from -- when the temperatures were overnight. some of this definitely caused that snow to melt. some good news is -- because you can actually see some of that grass. the problem is once the
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snow and the rain started to reseason. we have seen some moisture along the sidewalks. that's another. all morning long i've been talking with local police departments from haverhill, lowell, lawrence, good news so far. no weather related accidents. but, again, a lot of folks on this saturday morning may be increasing as the day goes on. they're going to keep an close eye on that. a real soaker of a day so far. >> heather: you can hear the rain in stephanie's live shot there. that's how hard it is coming down. now is a great time to download the storm tracker weather app. on there, you can get custom forecast where you live. and it's free to download in the google and apple store. >> blair: the patriots take on the chiefs, the pats not going to have an easy time either. tom lied ton has the run down on the chiefs who have been
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>> reporter: it's natural to focus on a home team and tell their story as game time approaches. as the game is ready for kick cough between the patriots and the chiefs, we're going to look deeper at kansas city. the chiefs have been unstoppable, 11 straight wins almost won the afc west. that's a concern for the patriots. kansas city defense is in the top 10 -- incredible opportunity but dealing with the possibility of playing today's game without one of their top weapons, jeremy with an ankle sprain, playing without him is a huge set back and might mean more for tight end travis kelly who knows this game has a little bit extra juice. >> for anybody to come in and take on the patriots and who they are, it's challenge but at
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it and we're ready for it. >> reporter: the pats perspective all eyes on chandler jones on this one. will he start, will he play? and really good -- a lot of intensity, everything covered for you throughout the day on twitter and facebook, and tonight on the news sports wrap. see you then, fox 25 news. >> blair: parents are demanding more information this morning after a teacher was removed from the middle high school from toward a student. fox 25 reports of a criminal investigation thursday night. the school administration sent an e-mail to parents saying the police are involved. fox 25 is not identifying the teacher because police have not filed any charges. police say the teacher works with students with special needs. >> he teaches a lot with the kids and for the kids. he's a wonderful guy. so, i mean, i think he's getting a raw deal. >> it is troubling. about they're teachers. they're supposed to be held to a
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>> blair: fox 25 reached out the police chief, the superintendent and the d.a.'s office but so far have not heard back from anyone. >> heather: a town committee member now banned from all property because of hampstead new hampshire upside down. budget committee jorge mesa-tejada was in a meeting talking about the possibility of an active school shooter. the school board members brought up how the schools have portable classrooms and students have to walk outside. that's when jorge mesa-tejada went into a specific explanation about how he would execute a mass shooting. listen to this. >> i would wait until recess, i would hide in the woods behind them and i would kill them. >> heather: as you can image scombrin, parents are outraged they have flooded the and e-mails. some of those pointing out that had a student said the same thing, there would be serious consequences. >> he would be kicked out of school so fast and the school
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we wouldn't take it lightly. >> heather: we reached out to jorge mesa-tejada who had no comment. it will now be up to the town to decide what will happen to his budget position. >> blair: when the president spoke out this week, very few were listening, and now he's trying a different tactic to break through. >> this person has a nuclear -- >> blair: -- >> heather: next the key piece of evidence some are saying can't be used in court.
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also >> heather: time now 9:40. a an e-mail calling into viability of the credibility of bill cosby. for the county says he agreed more than a decade ago that his office would not use a civil deposition given by cosby in any criminal case. that deposition is now a key piece of evidence in the sexual assault case against the comedian. and montgomery county pennsylvania. >> blair: the u.s. is hitting isis right in the wallet. this is declassified bombing video from a raid on monday. those bombs hit a building. look closely you can see a lot of cash fluttering in the air. a better view of it. u.s. central command says they have hit other cash storage
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the isis needs the money to pay their fighter and recruit new ones. the u.s. army wouldn't decide right now whether to award bowe bergdahl medals. he was later captured by a taliban group, and held captive for five years. he is eligible for a prisoner of war medal and purple heart. it will make a decision after he is court marshalled. >> heather: the president obama answering questions live on youtube yesterday as a follow-up to the state of union. one of the questions about the 2016 presidential campaign as you know featuring noisy front-runners. take a listen. >> over time, voters take a careful look, the closer you get to actually deciding on a president, everybody gets a little more sober. it's less entertainment and a little more this is serious business. >> heather: he's saying they will boil down as we continue into the election phase. and the white house says this tradition started after the
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address in 2010. the youtube addresses. this year's address had the lowest viewership since nielson started tracking the state of the union back in 1993. >> blair: today bernie sanders massachusetts. this morning, he's opening a new field office in worcester. it is the second campaign office in the state. >> heather: history made in space. problems. coming up the malfunction that overshadowed this astronaut's major accomplishment. >> blair: and a you can why woman sent to the hospital of the front ended of her car trashed. the reason it wasn't her fault and the simple way this disaster could've been prevented. >> >> jason: and we are looking at a messy start to our
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. >> heather: 9:44 and we are looking at quite a messy start to your saturday. as we continue to track this january nor'easter. here's a look at the latest live radar. you can see a lot of green and yellow. that is rain. but you also see a little bit of pink up in the really northwestern part of the state and southern new hampshire. that is glaze and snow. there is a chance of change over as well later in the day. that freezing rain should turn to snow. here's a live look in brighton on the pike right now. the problem there more rain, slick roads, poor visibility. mass. d.o.t. is treating the roads as needed. team coverage of the storm continues, fox 25's storm tracker weather meteorologist jason brewer is back four minutes from now. >> blair: a broken car and a broken arm. something that easily could've been prevented. fox 25 ted daniel has the teen's terrifying tale and the charges
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and snow out on the road. >> reporter: from 495 from haverhill, one way to illustrate the danger. the story miranda cote and her father shared with us, another. >> i ended up fracturing my left raid julys in my arm and my nose is introduced and my lip split open. >> reporter: miranda was on her way to universal tech in norwood, training to become a diesel mechanic. all of a sudden on 128 south in waltham, trouble spelled ice. >> a car, that was pretty car in front of me, ice came off of it, i couldn't see where i was going, i ended up slipping and hitting the jersey barrier with the left side of my car. deploy. >> reporter: miranda said the air bag felt like a punch in the her bottom lip. >> when we got to where she was and picked her up, i could see
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she's covered in blood and there was -- it was upsetting. >> it's up safe to drive with snow and ice on your vehicle and it's illegal. we contacted the massachusetts state police. our first offense typically carries 50 dollar fine and a citation but in cases like miranda involving injury, a motorist may be charged with negligent operation. that carries 200 dollar fine and a maximum of two years in jail. >> it doesn't hurt anyone to clean it off. but when you don't, it does hurt people. >> reporter: ted daniel fox 25 morning news. >> jason: welcome back, i am getting pictures in here, social media of course, of the snow flying. this is from warren and packston. and snowing in holden west of worcester here. notice the decks getting accumulation. those elevated surfaces are colder. so we're seeing some of that there in spencer as well. and we've got video in from
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that with you of the snow coming down. that snow line making its way all the way down in towards the worcester hills and that's where you're going to likely see some chance for xhumgs. and i can't rule out that we flip over to some snow even in the metrowest locations. boston early afternoon. look at the north easter, low pressure coming by to our south. lots of rain and here's the snow. it's been flying all morning long. southern vermont. southern new hampshire, brattleboro to keene. towns in gardner, there in northern mass. over to barre. final radar picking up up on the snow viewers have been telling us about, the last hour or so from spencer back to worcester. getting good verification there, rain anywhere from boston, over to p-town, down to barnstable, very heavy right now. that's the worse of the rain, it's going to move out and likely be replaced by any change
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the next couple of hours as the cold air continues to spill in behind our departing storm. right now temperatures are above freezing from the airport reports. so that's good news. we don't have a lot more of the freezing rain concerns. but as we head into the afternoon, still that cold air wrapping in behind the lull, trying to change over the rain to snow midday into the afternoon. there's 2:00, a left over snow showers or two. mainly along the north shore and then out of here. there's 5:00, clouds, breezy weather, temps in upper 30s. the winter weather advisory continues for the next couple of hours for massachusetts county, southern new hampshire at least afternoon. that means watch outer to some slick spots on the untreated surfaces. there the wind gusts, too. i don't want to leave that out because this is going to be blustery for the cape, for nantucket, wind advisory issued there. wind gusts out of the northwest, 20, 30 miles an hour from the shore line eastward.
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we've already had those gusts in the 40s. tropical storm force for today. temperatures are kind of what you see, what you get. in the mid 40s, and for mainly dry. late sunday night into monday through. quickly. but a quick shot of an inch maybe a little more of snow on monday morning. so mlk day, getting out there for some of us a day off, maybe some snow. but getting back to work some of us, watching out on monday morning could be kind of a tough job. next week is going to be chilly. in fact, the coldest air of the season by monday night. 12 degrees tuesday morning with wind chills below zero. >> heather: you're going to feel that on tuesday. all right, jason. we are following breaking news, this picture just in to our newsroom here, fox 25 working to get you more information about this scene. you can see a pea pod delivery truck. it looks like it is in danger of falling through a dock. this is happening at pier 8 or
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charlestown right now. there is concern that that dock could collapse appeared then the truck would end up in the water. we've learned that a crane is heading to the scene to helpful we'll stay on the scene for you and the latest on myfoxboston.com. >> blair: a european space history first ever space watch over a british restaurant. this shows what the walk looked like, they repaired a faulty component on the outside of the iss. their walk enlieded early after a leak was discovered in pete's helmet. both astronauts made it safely back inside the space station. the record winning powerball drawing, winners have come forward in tennessee. they came forward to claim their prize thursday afternoon after announcing their good fortune earlier that morning on national tv. they plan to continue working at least for now, and the two winners have not yet come forward. >> it is the moment that many of
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i don't know about -- the home team can deliver a win. >> heather: we'll say confident. >> hoping for a win by a little. hoping for a lot. but just a little. >> blair: hey a win is a win. no matter how you get there. kick off at 4:35. sports team live for the entire thing. catch their play by take on the game by logging onto myfoxboston.com. >> heather: also ready for the divisional game at fox 25 least my dog griffin in his pats gear and jason, you and vanessa and your three kids are all ready too. >> jason: this is a lot of fun, absolutely. happy to be here. >> blair: am i a bad dad because i don't have any boys dressed up in patriots gear or my dog. >> heather: all right. jason, we've been tracking this nasty weather. should be cleared in time for the game. there's a change over that some areas have to look over going from rain to snow. >> jason: yeah, the cold air continues to spill in from the north. our nor'easter draws in from the east and drying in dryer air.
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scenes like this, even possibly into the on area north shore, this one tweeted in from stephanie, shared that in north brookfield, on the deck with the flakes flying. there's the radar, the snow line, all the way down north and west of town. so around worcester and the worcester hills. the accumulating hills in worcester as well. the seven-day forecast another shot of some snow after sunday into early monday. >> blair: should be good for game time today. >> jason: absolutely. >> heather: that's what we like to hear. not too great for the tail getter, but. we'll have full coverage of the patriots and chiefs tonight. join us back here tomorrow
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